News & Announcements
Feinberg students, residents and fellows are making extraordinary advances in clinical care, research and out in the community. The stories below highlight some of the internal and external recognition they have received.
Five physician assistant students have been awarded scholarships from the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program.
Sam Blizzard, a second-year medical student, is wrapping up a research project which took him to remote communities in Liberia.
Madeline Owen, a second-year medical student, presented her research, which explored gender differences in hip arthroscopy outcomes for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome, at this year’s American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in San Diego.
Sunny Abdelmageed, a third-year medical student, is interested in research projects that seek to improve outcomes and preserve brain function for patients.
Third-year medical student Jonathan Huang was the first author of a paper exploring best practices for reducing biases in clinical machine learning research.
Faculty, staff and students shared presentations, workshops and discussions on the future of medical education at Feinberg’s 12th annual Medical Education Day, held September 30.
Students in the MD, Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs worked together during a recent interprofessional education session.
More than 480 investigators, students, trainees and faculty presented scientific posters and abstracts at Feinberg’s 16th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day.
Tobias Holden, a fourth-year student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), was lead author of a paper that used mathematical modeling to determine the impact of structural racism and health disparities on COVID-19 mortality rates in Illinois.
Feinberg’s Education-Centered Medical Home program allows medical students to provide continuous, primary care to underserved and diverse patient populations, and to help them better understand chronic conditions in a variety of clinical settings.
Scientists have uncovered how dopamine connects subregions of the striatum essential for habit formation, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
First-year medical students donned their white coats for the first time at Founders’ Day, an annual event that celebrates incoming medical students and marks the official start of the academic year.
Samantha Schroth, an MD/PhD candidate in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at Feinberg, has received the prestigious Presidential Fellowship at Northwestern University.
A team of students in the Physician Assistant (PA) program competed in a “challenge bowl” competition at the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) national conference.
Stas Fridland, a rising third-year medical student, investigated genetic differences in solid lung cancer tumors and clinical outcomes for his Area of Scholarly Concentration (AOSC) project.
Rosalia Garcia and Kristin Brennan, students in the PA Program, lead the Shades of Purple program, a bimonthly discussion group that covers the intricacies of care for differently abled or diverse patients.
Daniel Latyshev, a rising second-year medical student, has organized several aid efforts for Ukraine.
On Friday, June 17, the Physician Assistant Program’s Class of 2024 was celebrated by the program community and their family and friends at a special occasion known as the White Coat Ceremony.
PA students Nicole Pinakidis and Kristin Brennan recently put their emergency care skills to use to help save a person’s life during this year’s Chicago Half Marathon.
Medical student Rohan Chalasani recently won the Mack Lipkin, Sr. Award from the Society of General Internal Medicine at the society’s annual meeting.
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 honored the MD Class of 2022 during the medical school’s 163rd commencement ceremony in the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, held in person for the first time since 2019.
Dozens of faculty members and fourth-year medical students were recognized for their scholarly and clinical excellence at Feinberg’s Honors Day, held May 20.
Rohail Memon, a second-year medical student, used his finance background to investigate the rise of private equity ownership in dermatology practice.
Feinberg’s arts and humanities seminars allow medical students to approach the world of medicine and healthcare from different perspectives and with new skills.
Isabella Salamone, an eighth-year student in the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences, was lead author of a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, which found that glucocorticoid steroids improved muscle performance through distinct, sex-specific molecular pathways.
On April 7 and 8, more than 200 prospective medical students visited Feinberg for a “Second Look” at the medical school. The two-day event allowed admitted students to get a feel for life at Feinberg by attending seminars, touring campus and meeting with current students and faculty.
Medical students and students in the Physician Assistant Program can advance their Spanish speaking skills by completing Medical Spanish courses in their respective programs.
Abigail Stepnitz, a second-year student in Feinberg’s Master of Prosthetics-Orthotics program, recently presented her capstone project at the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting and was honored by the academy for her work.