The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine holds events for faculty, staff, students and McGaw trainees. Find out more about these events via the entries below.
Department of Medicine Medical Grand Rounds: Stepping Up to Step ForwardPresented by Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School
Martin Luther King Jr. DREAM Week Oratorical ContestThe Chicago campus held an oratorical competition open to all Northwestern Chicago Campus students and staff. Finalists presented their essays and audience members voted on their favorite oratorical performance.
Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere: The Impact of Systemic Racism in Law and MedicineIn this Martin Luther King Jr. DREAM Week event, Northwestern Law and Feinberg School of Medicine faculty and alumni presented a candid conversation about the ramifications of systemic racism in law and medicine in the US.
Diversity & Inclusion WeekThe Office of Diversity and Inclusion collaborated with Feinberg student organizations to host Diversity and Inclusion Week 2020. The programming included virtual sessions with speakers on a variety of diversity and inclusion topics.
Diversity Welcome Reception
In August, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion welcomed the new class of 2023 students at our annual welcome reception. This reception brings together students from all classes, faculty, and staff and sets the tone for our diversity programming over the next academic year.
Pride Runs in the NU Family
Over the summer, Northwestern Medicine and Northwestern University participated in Chicago’s 50th annual Pride Parade in support of the LGBTQ community. Many around the university and Northwestern Medicine hospitals have expressed an interest in helping advance LGBTQ policies. This year’s pride parade celebrated 50 years since the Stonewall riots – a historic event that led to the gay liberation movement and the modern fight for LGBT rights in the United States.