Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

Addressing COVID-19 Disparities

Pandemic exposes systemic inequities in healthcare.

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Why COVID-19 Pneumonia Causes More Damage

Study uncovers how the disease spreads and destroys lung tissue.

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Certificate of Need Laws May Need Changes

Rules to control hospital expansion may not work as intended.

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Improving Treatment for Breast Cancer

New protein target may help treat triple-negative breast cancer.

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What Makes Us Unique

In the heart of downtown Chicago, Feinberg invites students, faculty and staff to be part of a forward-thinking institution committed to improving human health through education and discovery.

About Us

Discover Feinberg

At Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, we’re inspired by possibility and undaunted by complexity. Go inside our world-class laboratories and classrooms and meet our leaders, who are dedicated to improving the future of all human health.


2020 Nemmers Prize in Medical Science

David M. Sabatini, MD, PhD, professor of biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology known for his landmark discoveries in the area of cell signaling and growth regulation, is the recipient of the 2020 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science at Northwestern University.

Learn more about Sabatini and the Nemmers Prize

Northwestern Medicine Magazine

Read Our Latest Issue

In the latest issue of Northwestern Medicine magazine, read about Northwestern investigators uncovering health disparities while advocating for health equity; Northwestern Medicine’s new Gender Pathways Program; the new Starzl Academy, which provides resources to train the next generation of physician-scientists; and more.

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Linda Suleiman in surgery

Women in Medicine

Women make up over half of our medical students and trainees; lead over $200 million in funded research and represent over 100 senior leaders at Feinberg. Learn more about the contribution of women at our medical school: those trailblazers of the past; the chairs, chiefs and investigators of today; and the trainees and students who are developing into medicine’s future leaders.

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Physician-Scientist Training & Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.


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Northwestern’s Commitment to an Inclusive Environment

All members of the Northwestern University community should be free from harassment and discrimination, and we intend to uphold our values. If any member of the community feels they have been treated unfairly because of their race, country of origin or where they have traveled, please reach out to the Office of Equity.

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