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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Admissions

Meet our students.

Get a glimpse into our students’ lives.

Each of our students chooses their unique path. Learn about the work they are doing.

Mike Boctor, Class of 2023

Mike Boctor, Class of 2023

Mike Boctor, a first-year student, combined his passions for film and medicine by directing an award-winning short film about the healing process for survivors of sexual assault.

Meet Mike Boctor

Noor Hamideh, Class of 2022

Noor Hamideh, a second-year medical student, is president of the Muslim Student Association and is interested in pediatrics and health equity.

Meet Noor Hamideh
Marlise Pierre-Wright, Class of 2022

Marlise Pierre-Wright, Class of 2022

Marlise Pierre-Wright, a second-year medical student, hopes to use her experience working in health policy and her medical school education to be an advocate for patients both in the clinic and in the federal government.
Meet Marlise Pierre-Wright
Salem Argaw, Class of 2022

Salem Argaw, Class of 2022

Second-year student Salem Argaw’s research found that the Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule would pose harm on immigrants in Cook County. Her findings helped persuade a federal judge in Chicago to issue a temporary injunction to stop the rule.

Meet Salem Argaw
Archit Baskaran, Class of 2022

Archit Baskaran, Class of 2022

Archit Bharathwaj Baskaran, a second-year student, envisions using healthcare to change society for the better, through leadership and service with student and non-profit groups during his time at Feinberg.

Meet Archit Baskaran
Kamya Bijawat, Class of 2022

Kamya Bijawat, Class of 2022

Kamya Bijawat, a second-year medical student, spent a month this summer in South Africa studying how wireless infant monitoring sensors developed at Northwestern could improve parent-infant bonding in low-resource settings.

Meet Kamya Bijawat
Ramael Ohiomoba,  Class of 2022

Ramael Ohiomoba, Class of 2022

Ramael Ohiomoba, a second-year student, was one of two medical students in the country to be awarded the Dr. Richard Allen Williams Scholarship through the Association of Black Cardiologists.

Meet Ramael Ohiomoba
Becca Sinard, Class of 2022

Becca Sinard, Class of 2022

Becca Sinard, a student in Feinberg’s MD/MPH Combined Degree Program, is dedicated to improving human health across the spectrum.
Meet Becca Sinard
Jordan Coleman, Class of 2021

Jordan Coleman, Class of 2021

Jordan Coleman, a third-year medical student, previously worked as a chaplain in prisons, homeless shelters and hospitals — an experience that enhances his clinical experiences today.

Meet Jordan Coleman
Jordan Sell, Class of 2021

Jordan Sell, Class of 2021

Jordan Sell, a rising third-year student, has taken advantage of the wide range of opportunities at Feinberg.
Meet Jordan Sell
Costner McKenzie, Class of 2020

Costner McKenzie, Class of 2020

Costner McKenzie, a fourth-year medical student, is interested in dermatology beyond just the skin.
Meet Costner McKenzie
Jessica Wang, Class of 2020

Jessica Wang, Class of 2020

Jessica Wang, a rising fourth-year student in the MD/MPH dual degree program, became interested in the opioid crisis during a public health class, and has continued to investigate the topic in addition to a wealth of other extracurriculars.
Meet Jessica Wang
Shivani Baisiwala, Class of 2020

Shivani Baisiwala, Class of 2020

Medical student Shivani Baisiwala investigates glioblastoma in the laboratory of Atique Ahmed, PhD, while also pursuing pro-bono healthcare consulting and finding time to explore Chicago’s neighborhoods.
Meet Shivani Baisiwala
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