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.
The Northwestern Medical Orchestra entered its seventh year with growth in participants and audience alike, and a performance of a composition by Bienen School of Music’s new dean, Jonathan Bailey Holland.
Medical students shared laughs and poked fun at the medical school experience during the annual performance of In Vivo, Feinberg’s sketch comedy and variety show, held on December 8.
Northwestern investigators, faculty, students and community partners came together to share and celebrate global health research, education and outreach as part of the Robert J. Havey, MD Institute for Global Health’s 12th annual Global Health Day.
Roger Smith, an eighth-year student in Feinberg’s Medical Scientist Training Program, is developing an artificial intelligence tool to tie up medical loose ends identified in electronic health records.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool able to interpret chest X-rays with accuracy rivalling that of a human radiologist, according to findings published in JAMA Network Open.
Now in its second year, Feinberg’s Research Intensive Scholarly Emphasis (RISE) program supports medical students engaging in an additional year of research during their medical school career.
Faculty, staff, trainees and students gathered to share knowledge and participate in workshops examining the future of medical education during Feinberg’s 13th annual Medical Education Day, held September 27.
Feinberg investigators, students, trainees and faculty celebrated discovery and presented scientific research at Feinberg’s 17th annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day on Sept. 14.
Brian Lee, a second-year student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), was the lead author of a study that found that a new combination therapy regimen improved survival in patients with B-cell lymphoma by 30 percent.
First-year medical students donned their white coats for the first time at Founders’ Day on August 4 at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago.
Kai Holder, a fourth-year medical student, and Sydney Love Cush, a second-year medical student, have been named 2023-2024 Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows.
Pregnant people who report feeling unsafe in their neighborhoods are more likely to experience depression during pregnancy and have a baby with low birth weight, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
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.
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.
Feinberg honored the MD Class of 2023 during the medical school’s 164th commencement ceremony in the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier.
Faculty members and fourth-year medical students were recognized for their academic and clinical excellence during Feinberg’s Honors Day, held May 12 in the Hughes auditorium.
In partnership with the Illinois and Wisconsin Associations of Free and Charitable Clinics, third-year medical students Raj Dalal, Melissa Bak and their peers have created a data tool that estimates the value free and charitable clinics provide to patients and the healthcare sector.
Feinberg’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) held its annual Women’s Forum, which included a reproductive justice panel featuring physician-scientists from across the Midwest.
Zhanlin Chen, a first-year medical student at Feinberg, has been awarded the 2023 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a prestigious scholarship granted to immigrants or children of immigrants.
On April 13 and 14, 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.
Precious Akanyirige, a fourth-year student in the MD/MPH degree program, has been awarded the 2023 Excellence in Public Health Award, given by the U.S. Public Health Service.
Feinberg medical students came together on March 12 to organize a one-day interactive workshop for community high schoolers with an interest in pursuing a career in medicine.
- Sex-Specific Mechanisms for Major Depressive Disorder Identified in Response to Dysregulated Stress Hormones03.24.2023
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered novel sex-specific mechanisms that control how stress hormones impact dopamine transmission and motivation, findings that can inform new therapeutic strategies for treating major depressive disorder.
Feinberg’s chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society welcomed 42 new members in a ceremony on March 15, recognizing outstanding educational achievement and significant contributions to medicine.
Years of anticipation erupted in a flurry of torn envelopes on Friday as fourth-year Feinberg medical students found out about their residency matches during this year’s Match Day celebration.
Caroline Zhao, a fourth-year medical student at Feinberg, wrote about her experiences assisting a patient with a language barrier in the journal Academic Medicine.
Meet Evan Edwards, a third-year MD student at Feinberg School of Medicine and join him for “a day in the life” on the surgery clerkship.
Samuel Reyes, a second-year medical student, recently presented at the Cervical Spine Research Society annual meeting in San Diego.