Facts and Figures

Our medical school attracts some of the brightest minds to our classrooms and labs. Get the facts about who we are and how we got here.

Our Students

Feinberg works with a variety of students, residents, and fellows. Our students choose different paths, but all are gaining the skills and knowledge they require to be future leaders in their chosen fields. Following is our student population for the 2023-2024 academic year at a glance.

Our Faculty

Feinberg offers a premier medical education and top-notch research programs in large part because of the expertise, experience, and dedication of its faculty. Numbering about 4,830, the medical school's faculty roster includes some of the best minds and hearts in medicine and biomedical research. Many have gained national and international prominence.


Our Research

The collaborative medical school faculty conducts basic science, clinical, and translational research on campuses in Chicago and Evanston.

$706 Million

Feinberg received $706M in research funding and awards in 2023.


A total of 349,332 participants enrolled in clinical trials and research studies at Feinberg.


Feinberg generates 70 percent of all research dollars at Northwestern University.

Our Affiliates

Relationships with healthcare institutions provide an important aspect of the educational programs here at Feinberg. Students and residents benefit from the hands-on training and experiential learning they receive at our primary clinical affiliates (hospitals and practice groups). The diverse training provided by these organizations ensures that Feinberg students and residents have the skills necessary to practice in an array of clinical environments.

Our Affiliates