News and Announcements
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program and learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.
Feinberg experienced a year of outstanding growth, scientific achievement, and collaboration in 2023, from honors and awards to unprecedented research discoveries.
On Friday, June 23, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program’s class of 2025 celebrated the beginning of their medical journey with a white coat ceremony. The newly formed class comes to Feinberg from 15 different states. They collectively hold degrees across more than 30 different undergraduate majors and they are joining us with an average of more than two years of patient care experience.
Anali Cisneros, a first-year student in Feinberg’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program, is an Olympic-level athlete in race walking and recently competed at the Olympic trials for the Tokyo Summer Olympic games.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has again been recognized as one of the best medical schools in the nation, ranking 13th among research-oriented institutions, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Two weeks before she’d even started her first year in Feinberg’s Physician Assistant (PA) program, Nicole Pinakidis was already called into action to put her emergency care skills to use when she helped save a runner’s life during this year’s Chicago Half Marathon on June 5.
Members of Feinberg’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program were honored during their commencement ceremony on May 6, receiving their Master of Medical Science degrees. The 36 graduates of the Class of 2022 gathered on campus in person to celebrate their achievements.
Feinberg medical students and students in the Physician Assistant (PA) Program can advance their Spanish speaking skills in a clinical setting by completing Medical Spanish courses in their respective programs.