Affinity Groups

Feinberg community members participate in a diverse range of community, special interest, and social organizations. We support various groups which aim to enhance the personal and professional development, foster a sense of community, and help create an environment where everyone feels belonging and thrives. Learn more about our groups via the links below.

  • Generation NU
    A supportive community for first-generation medical students
  • MD Student Organizations
    Through participation in these groups, students gain valuable leadership and organization skills while coordinating on-campus special events, social gatherings, educational lectures and workshops as well as volunteering both locally and internationally.
  • Minority Faculty Association
    Learn more about this group committed to enhancing the recruitment, retention and promotion of underrepresented minority (URM) faculty through mentorship, professional development and networking
  • Northwestern Chicago Out Network
    Networking group for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies, open to all on the Chicago campus
  • Northwestern University Staff Advisory Council (NUSAC)
    Serves as an advisory voice and change-agent for Northwestern staff in matters relating to community engagement, professional opportunities, and workplace concerns.
  • Northwestern Staff Affinity Groups
    Staff are valued members of the Northwestern community. The University actively strives to attract and retain a diverse and exemplary staff workforce. 
  • Women Faculty Organization
    Fosters the growth, development and mentoring of women faculty in the Feinberg School of Medicine.