Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Medical Education

Degree Programs

The primary goal of the Department of Medical Education is to create a rich educational experience for every student. We work with the following program offices to develop curriculum that prepares graduates for exceptional careers.

  • MD Education
    Our MD curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers as medical professionals who are ready to face the challenges of 21st-century medicine. We are committed to giving our students the experiences they need in research, global medicine and diverse care environments.
  • Physician Assistant Program
    This innovative two-year program features lectures, small-group discussions, clinical experiences and team-based and problem-based learning. We train students to become invaluable members of high-quality, interdisciplinary patient care teams.
  • Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program
    The program examines medicine and its ethical implications, allowing students to acquire a richer, multidisciplinary understanding of medicine that can be applied to medical practice, consulting and scholarship.
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