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Minority Faculty Association

We are committed to enhancing the recruitment, retention and promotion of underrepresented minority (URM) faculty through mentorship, professional development, and networking at Feinberg. To learn more about the Minority Faculty Association visit the website


  • Build mentorship pathway programs for junior URM faculty
  • Build a knowledge-based culture of inclusion at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Develop meaningful, data-driven, and feasible diversity and inclusion goals across Northwestern Medicine
  • Promote education, leadership, and professional development
  • Increase the number of URM faculty (via both recruitment and retention)
  • Diversify our physician workforce to create an inclusive environment to counteract potential subconscious bias
  • Help in recruitment efforts across all departments of URM faculty

To stay up-to-date on MFA activity, we encourage faculty to join the MFA listserv. To join the list serve, please follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Log in to the email account you want to use to subscribe.
  2. Open a new email.
  3. Delete your email signature.
  4. Fill in the email as follows:
  5. Send