Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Education

Contact Us

The Augusta Webster, MD, Office of Medical Education (AWOME) team is committed to the success of prospective and current students, alumni and faculty. Please contact our team via the information below. AWOME partners with many other parts of Feinberg, including the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, to ensure a welcoming environment for all students and a curriculum that prioritizes cultural intelligence and inclusion, and the Medical Alumni Association, to support our graduates throughout their careers.

If you are interested in giving to undergraduate medical education at Feinberg, please see more information on the Department of Medical Education site.


Leadership

Professor 

  • 444 Ashland, 2S
  • 312-636-3306
  • I am the director for Areas of Scholarly Concentration.

  • Contact me about:
    Professional Development (Area of Scholarly Concentration)

 

  • David Salzman, MD, MEd
  • Director of Simulation for Undergraduate Medical Education, Phase 3 Director
  • dsalzman005( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-003, Chicago IL, 60611-3008
  • 312-503-5070
  • My role at the medical school involves oversight of the integration of simulation-based education into the medical school curriculum. This occurs in the clerkships as well as pre-clinically in the Synthesis and Application Modules. Additionally, I work with other curricular leaders to implement the Phase 3 and Capstone curricula.

  • Contact me about:
    Simulation
    Synthesis and Application (SAM)

 

  • Sandra Sanguino MD/MPH
  • Associate Dean for Student Affairs
  • ssanguino( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-003 Chicago IL 60611-3008
  • 312-503-0345
  • I am responsible for medical student programs and activities, career counseling, and residency advising. I am a pediatrician at Lurie Children's Hospital and work with medical students and residents in the clinic and in the hospital.

  • Contact me about:
    Career Advising
    Student Wellness

Student Affairs

Coordinator for Student Support Services 

  • Linda Daniels
  • Coordinator for Student Support Services
  • l-daniels2( at )northwestern.edu
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-003 Chicago IL 60611-3008
  • 312-503-0434
  • Manages logicistical operations for medical students. Primary liaison to campus departments and vendors. Maintains the student disability policy, provides housing resources and external research opportunity information. Oversees health compliance requirements, electronic record access, medical student facilities access, pager unit assignment/maintenance, prepares dean letters, and maintains the CTA UPass contract.

  • Contact me about:
    Student Support Services

Registrar

Assistant Registrar/Program Coordinator, Visiting Student Programs 

  • Judith Asuzu
  • Assistant Registrar/Program Coordinator, Visiting Student Programs
  • jasuzu( at )northwestern.edu
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-003, Chicago IL, 60611-3008
  • 312-503-1392
  • I manage the Visiting Students Program. I maintain and refine program policy, collaborate with the Center for Global Health and medical departments for application review and enrollment of visiting students from the United States and Global Partner institutions. I also assist the Registrar with degree verification and course catalog updates.

Registrar, Director of Registration & Records 

  • Stephanie Miller
  • Registrar, Director of Registration & Records
  • s-miller8( at )northwestern.edu
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-003, Chicago IL, 60611-3008
  • 312-503-0974
  • I am responsible for enrolling students in courses and scheduling clerkships. I post all grades, verify education, issue transcripts and audit academic completions and ensure on track to graduate. I also assist graduates with licensing paperwork and create the academic calendar for the medical school.

  • Contact me about:
    Student Support Services

Curriculum

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Gaurava Agarwal, MD
  • Director of Undergraduate Medical Education in Psychiatry
  • gagarwal( at )nm.org
  • View faculty profile
  • 446 E. Ontario, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-695-0487
  • I am the Clerkship Director for Psychiatry, the Director of PTTP, and the 4th Year Psychiatry Advisor.

  • Contact me about:
    Career Advising
    Financial Aid
    Problem Based Learning
    Professional Development (Personal Transition to the Profession)
    Psychiatry Clerkship
    Student Support Services
    Student Wellness

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • 645 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 900, Chicago IL 60611
  • 312-695-6601
  • I am currently the clerkship director for the medicine sub-internship and I am the clerkship director for the Infectious Disease clinical rotation. I also have worked with students in PBL and TBL.

  • Contact me about:
    Career Advising
    Clinical Medicine
    Education Center Medical Home
    Foundations 1 Module
    Medicine Sub-I Clerkship
    Problem Based Learning
    Professional Development (Area of Scholarly Concentration)
    Synthesis and Application (SAM)
    Teaching Selective

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Rebecca Becker
  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • rebecca.becker( at )northwestern.edu
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-003 Chicago IL 60611-3008
  • 312-503-7884
  • Rebecca coordinates all aspects of the Science in Medicine curriculum in Phase 1a. She also coordinates the Pre-Matriculation modules and the following Phase 1a modules: Foundations 1-3, Cardiovascular-Blood, Pulmonary, Renal, Musculoskeletal and Dermatology.

  • Contact me about:
    Cardiovascular/Blood Module
    Dermatology Module
    Foundations 1 Module
    Foundations 2 Module
    Foundations 3 Module
    Musculoskeletal Module
    Pulmonary Module
    Renal Module

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Catherine Belling, PhD
  • Associate Professor of Medical Education
  • c-belling( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile
  • Rubloff Building, 420 East Superior Street, Sre 12-628, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-503-3215
  • I lead the ethics (Phase 1: Clinical Ethics, Intermediate Clinical Ethics; Phase 2: Advanced Clinical Ethics) and medical humanities (Medical Humanities and Applied Arts Seminars) components of the curriculum.

  • Contact me about:
    Professional Development (Ethics)
    Professional Development

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Larry Cochard, PhD
  • Associate Professor of Medical Education
  • lcochard( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-181 Chicago IL 60611-3008
  • 312-503-0575
  • A leader for anatomy, histology, and embryology content in the curriculum. Co-director of the Foundations 2 and Head and Neck modules in the Phase 1 curriculum. As Anatomy Lab Director, I oversee everything related to the functioning of the anatomy lab.

  • Contact me about:
    Foundations 2 Module

Title 

  • Allison Deneen
  • Senior Program Coordinator
  • allison.deneen( at )northwestern.edu
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-003 Chicago IL 60611-3008
  • 312-503-3295
  • I work with the education deans to address and coordinate educational initiatives and projects (LCME accreditation process, longitudinal educational surveys, student perception surveys, etc., AOA selection process). I am the coordinator for specific educational committees, as well as for Focused Clinical Experiences for M1s and M2s.

  • Contact me about:
    Focused Clinical Experiences

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Mehmet Dokucu
  • Associate Professor, Psychiatry Module Leader
  • m-dokucu( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile
  • Abbott Building, 710 N. Lake Shore Drive, Ste 1324, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-503-3196
  • Psychiatry Module Leadership of Phase 1b Curriculum. Teaching the Decision Making Capacity Evaluation and Suicide Risk Evaluation sessions in the MS3 Psychiatry Clerkship Curriculum. Teaching during ECT observation in the MS3 Psychiatry Clerkship Curriculum. Offering a senior elective in Cancer Psychiatry (aka Psycho-Oncology). Mentoring AOSC

  • Contact me about:
    Health and Society
    Psychiatry Module

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Brigid Dolan, MD
  • Teamwork & Leadership Thread Leader; Director of Workplace Based Assessment
  • bdolan( at )nm.org
  • View faculty profile
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital Galter Pavilion, 675 N. St. Clair, Ste 18-200, Chicago, IL 60611
  • 312-695-0119
  • The Teamwork & Leadership Thread leader works with other curricular leaders to create opportunities, like DOC cases and interprofessional education (IPE), to develop teamwork/leadership skills for the healthcare setting. I also help to develop and implement assessments that take place in the clinical setting.

  • Contact me about:
    Health and Society (Teamwork and Leadership)
    Individual Preceptorship
    Student Assessment

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Susan Goldsmith
  • Assistant Professor, Clerkship Director Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Sgoldsmi( at )nm.org
  • View faculty profile
  • Prentice Women’s Hospital, 250 E. Superior Street, Suite 05-2178, Chicago IL 60611
  • 312-472-4672
  • As Clerkship Director for Obstetrics and Gynecology I am the primary contact for any issues during the third year clerkship. I also assist with career counseling for third and fourth year students applying for residency in OB/GYN.

  • Contact me about:
    Career Advising
    Clinical Medicine
    Focused Clinical Experiences
    OBGYN Clerkship
    Professional Development (Area of Scholarly Concentration)
    Repro-GU Module

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Joshua Hauser, MD
  • Director, Professional Development Element and College Mentor, and Associate Professor of Medicine (Palliative Care)
  • j-hauser( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile
  • Rubloff Building, 420 East Superior Street, Sre 601, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-503-3087
  • I lead the Professional Development Element (including Medical Humanities and Bioethics, Personal Transition to the Profession and Area of Scholarly Concentration) and am also a College Mentor for the Class of 2019

  • Contact me about:
    Professional Development (Area of Scholarly Concentration)
    Professional Development (Ethics)
    Professional Development (Personal Transition to the Profession)

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Alanna Higgins Joyce, MD, MPH
  • Clerkship Director, Pediatrics
  • adhiggins( at )luriechilrens.org
  • View faculty profile
  • 155 East Superior Street, Office 320, Chicago IL 60611
  • 312-227-7654
  • I am a hospital-based pediatrician and the Pediatric Clerkship Director for the Pediatric Clerkship. My personal interests are medical education and mentoring, inpatient clinical medicine, late-preterm infants, physician handoffs, and simulation. I was previously a PTTP3 small-group leader and am a member of the Evaluation Subcommittee of the Curriculum Committee.

  • Contact me about:
    Pediatrics Clerkship
    Professional Development (Personal Transition to the Profession)
    Simulation

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Joseph Ihm, MD
  • Co-leader MSK Module for 1st-year medical students
  • jihm1( at )sralab.org
  • View faculty profile
  • Abbott Building, 710 N. Lake Shore Drive, Ste 1022, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-523-9071
  • I help organize and coordinate the month of lectures for the MSK module for the 1st year medical students.

  • Contact me about:
    Career Advising
    Clinical Medicine (Diagnostic Testing)
    Clinical Medicine (Medical Decision Making)
    Health and Society (Lifestyle Medicine)
    Musculoskeletal Module

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Teresa Mastin, PhD
  • Director, Diversity and Inclusion
  • teresa.mastin( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-658 Chicago IL 60611-3008
  • 312-503-4476
  • I am charged with creating awareness of Feinberg diversity and inclusion efforts, encouraging engagement with diversity and inclusion efforts, internally and externally, and spearheading diversity and inclusion collaboration efforts, internally and externally. I also administer intercultural development inventory (IDI) designed, aids intercultural competency dialogue for groups, teams, departments. I also teach the Inter-group Dialogue Humanities Seminar.

  • Contact me about:
    Health and Society (Healthcare Equity and Advocacy)
    Professional Development

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Rukhsana Mirza, MD
  • Associate Professor, Director Medical Student Education in Ophthalmology
  • r-mirza( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile
  • Abbott Building, 710 N. Lake Shore Drive, Ste 802, Chicago IL 60611
  • 312-908-8152
  • As the director of medical student education in ophthalmology, I am the clerkship director as well as co-module leader for the Head & Neck unit. I'm involved in career advising and the PTTP (personal transition to the profession) course and coordinate the SAM content and IC-2 components related to Ophthalmology.

  • Contact me about:
    Career Advising
    Head and Neck Module
    Professional Development (Personal Transition to the Profession)

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • David Neely, MD
  • Associate Professor, Director, Undergraduate Education
  • dneely( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Lurie Children's, 225 E. Chicago Avenue, Box 21, Chicago, IL 60611
  • 312-227-4385
  • I am a pediatric cardiologist and currently a college mentor for Class of 2018. In this role, I mentor, advice, and teach. I am a pediatric cardiologist with specialization in cardiac imaging and fetal echocardiography. I am interested in clinical ethics and working on developing a bioethics curriculum for trainees.

  • Contact me about:
    Health and Society (Teamwork and Leadership)
    Professional Development (Ethics)
    Professional Development (Personal Transition to the Profession)

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Clare Petrie
  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • c-petrie( at )northwestern.edu
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-003 Chicago IL 60611-3008
  • 312-503-0654
  • Clare supports and coordinates all aspects of the Phase 1 Clinical Medicine element including the student and faculty activities that happen within the Clinical Education Center (CEC) and the Individual Preceptorship (IP). She also coordinates the Diagnostic Testing Thread, the M4 Teaching Selective, Ultrasound, and Intro to Phase 3.

  • Contact me about:
    Clinical Medicine (Diagnostic Testing)
    Individual Preceptorship
    Repro-GU Module
    Synthesis and Application (SAM)
    Teaching Selective

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Arkes Family Pavilion, 676 N St Clair, Ste 600, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-695-0055
  • As director of the Focused Clinical Experience (FCE) for M-1 and M-2's, I identify clinical experiences within different areas that would be relevant to the respective blocks. We try to identify enough FCE's so that each M-1 and M-2 has at least one FCE in their 1st and 2nd years.

  • Contact me about:
    Cardiovascular/Blood Module
    Simulation

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Lisa Rawlani
  • Medical Curriculum Coordinator
  • lisa.rawlani( at )northwestern.edu
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-003 Chicago IL 60611-3008
  • 312-503-1763
  • I support and coordinate all aspects of the daily student and faculty activities related to the Phase 1b Science in Medicine element. I coordinate the longitudinal program Area of Scholarly Concentration (AOSC) for M1-M4 students and faculty. I also support and coordinate the week long Introduction to Phase 2 curriculum.

  • Contact me about:
    Career Advising
    Endocrine Module
    Gastrointestinal Module
    Heme/Onc Module
    Medicine Clerkship
    Medicine Sub-I Clerkship
    Neuroscience Module
    Professional Development (Area of Scholarly Concentration)
    Psychiatry Module
    Repro-GU Module
    Student Wellness

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Ranna Rozenfeld, MD
  • Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Education
  • rrozenfeld( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile
  • Lurie Children's, 225 E. Chicago Avenue, Box 73, Chicago, IL 60611
  • 312-227-5396
  • I am the clerkship director for the Pediatric Intensive Care Phase 3 clerkship. This clerkship fulfills the ICU graduation requirement. This clerkship involves patient care in the PICU, bedside teaching, simulation training and didactic lectures. I am also in charge of pediatric resident education in the PICU.

  • Contact me about:
    Pediatric ICU

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Elizabeth Ryan, EdD
  • Vice Chair of Education and Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • e-ryan( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile
  • Abbott Building, 710 N. Lake Shore Drive, 4th Floor, Chicago IL 60611
  • 312-503-4326
  • I have participated in FSM’s curricular redesign. I hold educational leadership positions within the medical school and in the AAMC Group on Educational Affairs.

  • Contact me about:
    Education Center Medical Home
    Health and Society (Healthcare Equity and Advocacy)
    Problem Based Learning
    Professional Development
    Program Evaluation
    Simulation
    Teaching Selective

Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Sue Anne Tae
  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • s-tae( at )northwestern.edu
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-003 Chicago IL 60611-3008
  • 312-503-0430
  • Sue Anne coordinates all aspects of the student and faculty activities related to the Professional Development element for all phases. She also coordinates the Synthesis and Application Modules during Phases 1 and 2.

  • Contact me about:
    Professional Development (Ethics)
    Professional Development (Personal Transition to the Profession)
    Synthesis and Application (SAM)

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Eric Terman, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • e-terman( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile
  • 211 E. Chicago Avenue, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60611
  • 312-712-9999
  • I have been for course director of the MDM courses for the last decade. In addition to writing the course, delivering lectures and teaching small groups, I also attend on the wards and have medical students in my office.

  • Contact me about:
    Clinical Medicine (Medical Decision Making)
    Clinical Medicine
    Individual Preceptorship
    Professional Development (Area of Scholarly Concentration)
    Professional Development (Personal Transition to the Profession)

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Jennifer Trainor, MD
  • Clerkship Director Pediatrics Subinternship, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Education
  • jtrainor( at )luriechildrens.org
  • View faculty profile
  • Lurie Children's, 225 E. Chicago Avenue, Box 62, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-227-6645
  • As Associate Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics, I oversee pediatric educational programs at Lurie Children's. I also direct the pediatric subinternship, the career advising program in pediatrics, and the pediatric bootcamp during the capstone course. I am board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

  • Contact me about:
    Pediatrics Sub-I Clerkship

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Anna-Kate Trubilowicz
  • Department of Medicine Student Programs Coordinator
  • anna-kate( at )northwestern.edu
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital Galter Pavilion, 675 N. St. Clair, Ste. 3-150, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-926-0858
  • I work in the Department of Medicine coordinating the internal medicine clerkship and sub-internship and electives for third and fourth year Northwestern students and visiting students. I also coordinate the advising programs for students interested in pursuing careers in internal medicine.

  • Contact me about:
    Career Advising
    Medicine Clerkship
    Medicine Sub-I Clerkship
    Student Wellness

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Jessica Voth
  • Medical Curriculum Coordinator
  • j-voth( at )northwestern.edu
  • Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Ave, Suite 1-003 Chicago IL 60611-3008
  • 312-503-2165
  • Responsible for enrolling students in courses and scheduling clerkships. Post all grades, verify education, issue transcripts. Audit academic completions and ensure on track to graduate. Assist graduates with licensing paperwork. Create the academic calendar for the medical school.

  • Contact me about:
    Clinical Medicine (Medical Decision Making)
    Problem Based Learning

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Traci Williams
  • Medical Student Program Coordinator
  • tcwilliams( at )luriechildrens.org
  • Lurie Children's, 225 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
  • 312-227-4338
  • I perform a variety of duties for the third and fourth year pediatric students programs. Including scheduling, and orientation; requiring excellent data management, organizational and administrative skills.

  • Contact me about:
    Education Center Medical Home
    Pediatrics Clerkship
    Pediatrics Sub-I Clerkship
    Repro-GU Module

Assessment and Evaluation

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • 2211 N Oak Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60707
  • 312-375-6511
  • Through group social activities, participation in social science courses and individual portfolio reflection, I serve as a mentor for personal, professional and academic development to students in the Class of 2019. I instruct in all three phases of the curriculum and chair the Assessment Committee.

  • Contact me about:
    Career Advising
    Program Evaluation
    Student Assessment

Clinical Education Center

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Heather Heiman, MD
  • Medical Director of Clinical Education Center
  • h-heiman( at )northwestern.edu
  • View faculty profile
  • McGaw Pavillion, 240 East Huron Street
, Ste 1-442, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-503-6451
  • I am a general internist, medical director of the Clinical Education Center, and leader of Feinberg's Clinical Medicine element. I direct our educational support program for students with academic challenges. I have interests in oral presentation skills and electronic health records in medical education.

  • Contact me about:
    Clinical Medicine (Diagnostic Testing)
    Clinical Medicine
    Individual Preceptorship
    Student Assessment

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Kerensa Peterson
  • Standardized Patient Trainer
  • kerensa.peterson( at )northwestern.edu
  • McGaw Pavilion, 240 E. Huron, Ste. 1-246, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-503-0170
  • I recruit, hire and train Standardized Patients to work with our students on communication skills, formative assessments and OSCEs. I work closely with faculty to ensure the highest quality in simulated activities throughout the curriculum and in all of our events.

  • Contact me about:
    Simulation

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Ana Sferruzza
  • Standardized Patient Trainer
  • a-sferruzza( at )northwestern.edu
  • 230 E. Huron, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-503-5285
  • I train, supervise and ensure the staffing needs for the entire Phase 1A Curriculum throughout the academic year. I also train and manage standardized patients for all Phase 1A OSCEs, the Pediatric Clerkship OSCE, Primary Care Clerkship, Internal Medicine OSCE and Educational Support.

  • Contact me about:
    Simulation

Associate Professor 

  • Clinical Education Center, McGaw Pavilion, 240 E. Huron, Ste. 1-443, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-503-6486
  • I oversee the Clinical Medicine element of many of the Phase 1 modules including Clinical Correlations, CEC Skills Sessions and OSCEs.

  • Contact me about:
    Cardiovascular/Blood Module
    Clinical Medicine
    Dermatology Module
    Heme/Onc Module
    Musculoskeletal Module
    Neuroscience Module
    Psychiatry Clerkship
    Psychiatry Module
    Pulmonary Module
    Renal Module
    Repro-GU Module

Medical Curriculum Coordinator 

  • Marsha Yelen
  • Director of the Standardized Patient Program
  • m-yelen( at )northwestern.edu
  • McGaw Pavilion, 240 E. Huron, Ste. 1-441, Chicago IL, 60611
  • 312-503-1124
  • I provide leadership to direct the SP Program and it's staff to meet the goals and objectives of the medical school clinical skills curriculum through the use of standardized patients. Direct and manage the day to day operations of the Clinical Education Center including all education, assessment and research projects.

  • Contact me about:
    Simulation

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