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Feinberg School of Medicine

Community Engagement

Our Neighbors, Our Partners

To live up to our mission of improving human health, we need to better understand the diverse neighborhoods and populations we serve. Working closely with our community partners allows us to provide unique and valuable training experiences, strengthens our research and improves outcomes for our patients and communities.

Education-Centered Medical Home

The ECMH offers students a valuable opportunity to provide care in an authentic outpatient environment to the underserved communities of Chicago.

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Youth Programs

Early engagement is key to inspiring young learners who will become tomorrow's scientists, physicians and healthcare professionals.

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Fighting for the best interests of our patients and their communities often means advocating for public policy changes.
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Center for Community Health

The Center for Community Health aligns research with community health priorities. The center engages 70 faculty across 22 divisions, departments and centers, along with 200+ community organizations and community primary care practices, to develop and conduct multi-disciplinary research that addresses community health needs and health disparities. 

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Center for Global Health

The Center for Global Health recognizes that, in our modern world, no disease or public health concern is confined by ocean or border. Through the center, Feinberg students, residents and fellows connect with educational programs in Chicago and abroad to strengthen their knowledge base on global health issues.

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