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Promoting diversity. Enhancing inclusion.

Our Mission

Our mission is clear: to foster a culture of belongingness and inclusion at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Our strategic efforts target recruitment, education and partnerships with the goal of building diverse and exceptional talent in scholarship, clinical care, leadership and community engagement.

Our Vision

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine as a place where all individuals embrace their identities, find belongingness and strive to promote health equity, social justice and advocacy.

Our Goals

  • To increase the number of underrepresented healthcare providers and biomedical scientists available to serve the nation’s growing diverse population. 
  • To enhance engagement with campus partners and the larger Chicago community. 
  • To expand areas of diversity and community-based research. 
  • To raise the cultural competency of the broader Feinberg community.