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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Admissions

We offer a challenging, individualized program where students interact with extraordinary faculty, peers and patients, all against the backdrop of a vibrant city.

MD Curriculum

Every component of our program is intentional, has real-world applications and prepares our students for the field of medicine as it is practiced today and will be in the future.

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Training Rooted in the Community

The Feinberg MD program encourages our students to use their expertise to build healthier, happier communities. Through opportunities with global health, volunteerism at community clinics and the Education-Centered Medical Home training program, students learn while they provide a vital community service.

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Chicago skyline, Northwestern Campus at night

Living in Chicago

Our home has the bustle and action of any world-class city, but also the intimacy and community of our many neighborhoods.

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Diversity and Inclusion

As a medical school in one of the most culturally diverse cities, Feinberg aspires to lead in academic medical diversity initiatives and practice.
Classroom Diversity


Developing resilience and maintaining balance in your chosen profession is an essential part of professional development.

Be Well

Global Health

Social, economic, environmental and political factors influence health outcomes whether in local clinics or far away hospitals. Feinberg students are immersed in the social determinants of health both in Chicago and abroad.

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Student Inquiry and Innovation

Our MD Curriculum encourages students to become inquiry-driven physicians. Learn about individualized pathways to explore your passion.

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Clinical Training

Interacting with and caring for patients is the hallmark of clinical training at Feinberg. From the very first week of medical school, students are carefully immersed in authentic clinical environments.

Put on the white coat


of Feinberg students matched at Top 25 U.S. News ranked residency programs

"I appreciate the amazing teaching that I received in the simulation lab as a student at Feinberg. While managing acutely ill patients as a new resident, I frequently recall the salient points from the simulation sessions I attended. I am certain that these experiences are the reason that I feel so comfortable providing emergent patient care."

– Peter Dorschner, '16 MD, PGY1 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston

of senior students entering the residency match successfully to a categorical program.

Feinberg graduates are highly competitive for residency programs across all specialties. They are distinguished by their experiences in our program, including our robust simulation training. Read about Feinberg alum Quentin Youman’s Pathway to Feinberg. Learn more about our student outcomes.

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of students who matriculate at Feinberg graduate.

Feinberg MD Program leadership, faculty and staff are dedicated to fostering a culture of support. Our Student Wellness Program and medical student societies and mentors all contribute to an environment where students can thrive.

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