Catch up on the latest news from the Department of Medical Education.
Nancy Andrews, MD, PhD, Dean of Duke University School of Medicine, will deliver the keynote address at Feinberg’s 158th commencement on Monday, May 22.
On 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.
Thirty-six new members of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine community were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society.
Feinberg 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.
First-year medical students explored the applied arts during a five-week seminar in medical humanities and bioethics.
A 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.
Sandra Sanguino, ’93 MD, MPH, associate dean for Student Affairs, has received the Exceptional Mentor Award from the American Medical Women’s Association.
As part of their community health project, first-year medical students presented on the barriers populations in different Chicago neighborhoods face to lead healthy lives.
Every Sunday, volunteer medical students and attending physicians provide primary care services at the Devon Clinic, a free health clinic that serves a predominantly uninsured, South Asian population.
A surgical procedure called a pelvic exenteration may be curative for more than half of women with a form of advanced cervical cancer who have failed other treatments.
A new resident-led program at Northwestern fosters community among underrepresented minority students in undergraduate and graduate medical education programs.
Mae Jemison, MD, a physician and the first woman of color to travel into space, delivered the keynote address during this year’s commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Medical students attended sessions addressing different aspects of wellness during a week dedicated to student well-being.
Kelsey Bowman extended her medical school program from four years to five years to develop a test to map regions of the brain associated with memory.
“Truly, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is an institution on the rise,” said Eric G. Neilson, MD, vice president for Medical Affairs and Lewis Landsberg Dean. See some of the medical school's notable moments from 2016.
First-year medical students participated in small group discussions and activities focused on HIV/AIDS to integrate and apply what they’d learned previously in a new context.
Students performed a series of skits poking fun at the medical school experience at the 38th annual performance of In Vivo, Feinberg’s sketch comedy and variety show, which raised money for Chicago House.
Second-year medical students presented their in-progress research projects at the Area of Scholarly Concentration poster session.
Bruce Henschen, ’12 MD, ’12 MPH, ’15 GME, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, has received the Thomas Hale Ham Award for New Investigators.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and SNMA hosted a talk to promote awareness and discuss the public health response at Standing Rock, North Dakota.
Antonia Novello, MD, former U.S. Surgeon General, spoke on health disparities in the U.S. at the Diversity and Inclusion Lyceum Lecture.
Medical student Arianna Yanes created Supper with Six to bring her classmates closer together and bridge the gap between class years and even other Northwestern students.
Medical students learn to enhance communication and teamwork skills through a medical improv course, part of their seminar in bioethics and medical humanities.
The medical school’s annual Global Health Days event featured presentations on student research conducted around the world, as well as expert discussions on healthcare in Africa and HIV/AIDS treatment.
Feinberg alumni from a range of specialties discussed their careers, shared personal stories and answered questions from current medical students during an Alumni Physicians of Feinberg dinner event.
Feinberg faculty, students and staff gathered to celebrate and advance medical education through workshops, lectures and presentations at the 6th Annual Medical Education Day.
Robert Brannigan, ’92 MD, ’93 ’94 ’98 GME, professor of Urology, will work with medical education staff to address student wellness, career planning and mentorship.
At Driskill day, students, faculty members and alumni celebrated accomplishments and research occurring in the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have received a $7.5 million grant to study how genetic information from African American patients can predict their responses to medications.
Jyothy Puthumana, MD, uses a specialized echocardiography simulator to better assess trainees’ and experienced cardiologists’ competency on trans esophageal echocardiogram, with the goal of improving patient care.