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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.

  • 05.05.2022

    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.

  • 04.26.2022

    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.

  • 04.21.2022

    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.

  • 01.25.2022

    Feinberg celebrated the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Dream Week, featuring a candlelight vigil, an oratorical contest and conversations with Nikole Hannah-Jones.

  • 12.21.2021

    Second-year medical student Anahita Iyer is the co-founder and current president of Feinberg’s South Asian Medical Student Association, which fosters community and provides mentorship for Feinberg medical students of South Asian descent.

  • 10.14.2021

    New assistant dean for medical education Linda Suleiman, MD, weaves health equity into her curriculum goals and her own career as an orthopaedic surgeon.

  • 07.07.2021

    Trisha Kaundinya, a first-year student in Feinberg’s MD/MPH Program, and Elizabeth Adams, a first-year medical student, are the co-founders and co-presidents of Feinberg’s Disability Advocacy Coalition in Medicine.

  • 06.25.2021

    The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing hosted its latest Current Issues in LGBTQ Health Lecture Series webinar featuring TJ Billard, PhD, who spoke about the politics of transgender health misinformation and its impact on health and human rights for transgender individuals.