Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Medical Education

Improving outcomes through innovative training

Vice Dean's Message

Degree Programs

Our department drives the strategy behind the clinical professional training at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and its affiliated institutions. We ensure our students and trainees master clinical skills, succeed academically and are prepared for working and leading in 21st-century healthcare. Find out more about our philosophy by viewing some of our programs' pages.

Happening at DME

Wellness at Feinberg

Students in the Wellness Initiative for Student Health (WISH) kicked off a weeklong social media campaign to promote student health and redefine how we think about wellness, a top priority for us at Feinberg. Learn more about the unique ways our students take time for themselves.

Medical Improv

Feinberg offers unique educational experiences. Learn how Feinberg is using Medical Improv in the MD Curriculum to build clinician communication skills with patients and colleagues, and to enhance cognition and teamwork in medicine.

Diversity at Feinberg

To build a truly diverse and inclusive environment for all learners at Feinberg, we need to share an understanding of terms and the issues we face in academia and medicine. Visit our Diversity & Inclusion page to learn more about how we are working to foster a receptive culture and grow diversity.

Lifelong Learning

Feinberg offers training for any point in a healthcare professional's career.

Northwestern Simulation

Take a photo tour of Northwestern Simulation, our state-of-the-art training facility for healthcare professionals at every level. Learn more about how simulation training improves the cognitive, technical and professional skills of healthcare providers.

Tour the facilities

Continuing Medical Education

We offer special programming for our faculty: lectures, conferences and educational programs designed to keep their knowledge, skills and professional performance up-to-date. Feinberg CME has a Accreditation with Commendation from the ACCME.

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Residents and Fellows

Feinberg is a member institution of McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University's consortium. We contribute to McGaw's exceptional training experiences in a thriving academic environment and facilitate trainee research. Learn more about over 200 programs of specialzation available through McGaw.

Explore our programs

Faculty Development

Faculty educators are essential to the success of our programs. Find out more about how we work to support our leaders through the Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators. From online learning modules to frequent in-person lectures and workshops, we offer a wide variety of opportunities to help them build and share their skills.

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