Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about the people, groups, and initiatives addressing diversity issues at the medical school and beyond.
The Northwestern Medicine Scholars program helps local high school students learn about potential careers in medicine as physicians and scientists through participating in hands-on training sessions, educational seminars and networking opportunities.
Non-white racial and ethnic groups are underrepresented in OB-GYN clinical trials, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A new grant will fund the hiring of 15 new tenure-track faculty, along with tactics to ensure the success of faculty members from underrepresented populations.
The most common test to measure a person’s lung function may be missing many people with impaired lung health, according to a new study.
Rosalia Garcia and Kristin Brennan, students in the PA Program, lead the Shades of Purple program, a bimonthly discussion group that covers the intricacies of care for differently abled or diverse patients.
The McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University hosted its second annual Health Equity Week, a series of panel discussions highlighting the roots of healthcare disparities and how clinicians and scientists are working to find solutions.
Tameka Brannon, previously senior program administrator for the Northwestern University Center for Outcomes Research and Education, has been named director of Feinberg’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
On April 7 and 8, 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.