Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Education

Curricular Threads

Curricular Threads

Curricular threads represents content that is of special emphasis throughout the curriculum.

Five threads weave across all phases of the curriculum and will help students to develop into evidence-based clinicians who provide cost-effective, safe and quality care as part of an inter-professional team. These threads, which will set Feinberg School of Medicine graduates apart, include: 

(The thread colors correspond to the element group in which they reside in the new curriculum.)