Our Future

The paths between discoveries and new treatments can be shortened with the help of philanthropy. Your gifts help transform basic research into clinical trials, promise into progress, and medical research into treatments and cures.

The future of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is bright thanks to donor giving. Learn about how donor support is contributing to the future of Feinberg educational opportunities, research facilities, and breakthroughs in patient care.

  • The Les Turner ALS Foundation, a 30+ year philanthropic partner of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, held its annual “Hope Through Caring” Gala on February 25 at the Loews Hotel Chicago.
  • On November 3, nearly 60 members of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine faculty joined vice president for Medical Affairs and Lewis Landsberg Dean Eric G. Neilson, MD, for a spirited and collegial gathering where they were recognized for their membership in the prestigious Nathan Smith Davis Society.
  • On October 20, faculty, trainees, and supporters interested in the future of primary care medicine gathered in Method Atrium for the inaugural Davee Foundation Endowed Lecture on the Future of Primary Care Medicine.
  • A record-breaking 300 patients, physicians, medical trainees, and supporters of the Global Health Initiative (GHI) Fund at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine gathered on October 4 at The Peninsula Chicago to celebrate the GHI and the impact of philanthropy over the past year.
  • On August 29, nearly 250 friends and supporters of the Lurie Cancer Center gathered for a fundraising event to support cancer research and care, which raised nearly $1 million.

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