Feinberg students, residents and fellows are doing some extraordinary things in the clinical spaces, research labs and out in the community. Here we share internal and external recognition they have received.
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- Medical Students Get First Taste of Patient CareFirst-year medical students shadowed a wide variety of medical professionals, part of Introduction to the Profession week.
- Incoming Medical Students Celebrate Founders’ DayFounders’ Day, an annual Feinberg tradition, welcomed the incoming class of first-year medical students and marked the official beginning of the school year.
- Med School Curriculum Kicks Off With a Patient’s StoryAs part of medical students’ Introduction to the Profession week, rapper and motivational speaker David Rush opened up to first-year medical students about his experiences during treatment for kidney disease.
- Surgical Residents Adapting to Flexible Shift HoursKarl Bilimoria, MD, MS, associate professor of Surgery, found growing acceptance of new flexible shift lengths in a national survey of surgical residents.
- Medical Student Heads to India to Assess Management and Cardiac CareFourth-year medical student Kyle Yoo has been selected as a Fogarty Global Health Fellow and will travel to Kerala, India to study the interplay between management practices and acute cardiac care.
- Investigating the Role Visual Perception Plays in Autism Spectrum DisorderKritika Nayar, a fourth-year student in the Clinical Psychology PhD Program, studies visual perception and its role in autism spectrum disorder in the laboratory of Molly Losh, PhD, associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
- Investigating Relevance of Internal Medicine Recertification ExamAlmost 70 percent of questions on the American Board of Internal Medicine’s Maintenance of Certification exam concurred with the frequency of conditions seen in general internal medicine practice, according to a JAMA study.
- PhD Student Explores Enzyme’s Role in Aggressive Brain TumorNorthwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that an enzyme called IDH1 plays a significant role in cancer progression and may be a target for novel drug therapies.
- Transforming Medical Education as Translational ScienceA recent seminar explored the topic of innovation in medical education and the role of mastery learning in training of the next generation of physicians.
- Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Graduate Programs Celebrate a Decade of EducationNorthwestern recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the creation of the Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety program, the first graduate-level program in the field.
- Student and Resident Receive AMA Excellence in Medicine AwardsQuentin Youmans, MD, a second-year resident in internal medicine, received the Leadership Award, and Elsy Compres, a second-year medical student, received the Minority Scholars Award from the American Medical Association Foundation.
- Medical Student Awarded Schweitzer Fellowship to Work With LGBT and Homeless YouthMichael Musharbash, a second-year medical student, has received a Schweitzer Fellowship to implement educational services for LGBT and homeless youth at the Center on Halsted.
- Physician Assistant Class of 2017 Receives DiplomasOn May 13, students in the Physician Assistant Program’s Class of 2017 celebrated completing their Master of Medical Science degrees with family and friends.
- Class of 2017 Celebrates CommencementMembers of the class of 2017 joined faculty, friends and family members at the 158th commencement ceremony on May 22.
- Student and Faculty Excellence Celebrated at Honors Day 2017Feinberg faculty members and fourth-year medical students were recognized for their achievements at the fifth annual Honors Day ceremony.
- Student Studies the Roots of GlioblastomaRead a Q-and-A with Jasmine May, a fifth-year student in the Medical Scientist Training Program, who studies the pathophysiology of glioblastoma.
- Leaving Segregated Neighborhoods Reduces Blood Pressure for BlacksSystolic blood pressure for African-American patients dropped between one to five points when they moved to less segregated neighborhoods, according to a new study.
- Northwestern Pipeline Programs Inspire High School Students to Pursue Careers in MedicineFeinberg’s “pipeline programs” help underrepresented high school and undergraduate students explore and prepare for careers in medicine and science.
- Prospective Students Take a Second Look at FeinbergFeinberg’s Office of Admissions hosted the annual Second Look event, showcasing Feinberg’s curriculum and campus for prospective medical students in the class of 2021.
- Students and Residents Travel to Support Health Equity and a Diverse Student BodyFeinberg medical students recently traveled to Atlanta, participating in the Student National Medical Association’s annual Medical Education Conference, in order to support health equity efforts and to help recruit a diverse student body.
- Medical Student Works to Develop Solutions to Global Health ChallengesAs the first place winner of Northwestern University’s 4th Annual Intramural Global Health Case Competition, earlier this year, Max Wang, MPH, first-year MD/PhD student, and his team traveled to Emory University for the international competition.
- Scientists Develop Novel Platform to Investigate Therapeutic NanomaterialsNorthwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel testing platform to assess, in real time, the efficacy of nanomaterials in regulating gene expression.
- Duke Medical School Dean to Speak at 2017 CommencementNancy Andrews, MD, PhD, Dean of Duke University School of Medicine, will deliver the keynote address at Feinberg’s 158th commencement on Monday, May 22.
- Medical Students Celebrate Match Day 2017On Match Day, Feinberg's fourth-year medical students gathered at Chicago's Gino's East to celebrate and learn where they will spend the next three to seven years training as residents.
- Medical Honor Society Welcomes Class of 2017 InducteesThirty-six new members of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine community were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society.
- Feinberg Places Among Top Medical Schools in the NationFeinberg has maintained its standing among the best research-oriented medical schools in the country, placing 17th in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
- Students Apply Humanities Skills to MedicineFirst-year medical students explored the applied arts during a five-week seminar in medical humanities and bioethics.
- Experts Discuss Violence Prevention in ChicagoA panel of experts gathered to discuss strategies for preventing violence among young men in Chicago, at an event sponsored by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
- Student Knitting Group Aids Domestic Violence Survivors and Rehabilitation PatientsMedical students in the Fein Yarns and Healing Threads student group work with patients at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago on their fine motor skills through knitting, and making baby hats for underserved patient populations.
- Sanguino Honored by American Medical Women’s AssociationSandra Sanguino, ’93 MD, MPH, associate dean for Student Affairs, has received the Exceptional Mentor Award from the American Medical Women’s Association.
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