Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Education


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What does the ECMH bring to Feinberg?

  • The opportunity to immediately raise the proportion of ambulatory education, as recommended by national education leaders
  • The chance to embrace and build upon the national trend of longitudinal integrated clerkships
  • The opportunity to be a leader among academic medical centers in meaningfully incorporating the PCMH model into undergraduate medical education, as called for by the leaders of AAP, AAFP and ACP
  • The potential to be a center of excellence for undergraduate teaching of medical teamwork and healthcare quality
  • A new pathway for students to achieve competence in systems-based practice and practice-based learning and improvement in an authentic, patient-centered context
  • A positive impact on Feinberg’s social mission score by embedding up to 40 percent of the student body in underserved or primary care shortage communities throughout Chicago
  • The opportunity to strengthen existing bonds with our community health partners, including federally-qualified health centers such as Erie Family Health and PCC Wellness
  • The chance to showcase its interest in community health and commitment to Chicago's underserved