To achieve a truly diverse and inclusive Feinberg, we need to focus on past and current issues we face in academia and medicine.

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Social Justice at Feinberg

Read the report on social justice initiatives at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, including recommendations from four advisory groups comprised of faculty, staff, trainees, and students.

Read the Report One Year Later


Learn more about Feinberg's commitment to anti-racism and access the toolkit.

Anti-Racism Toolkit

Women in Medicine

Women make up over half of our medical students and trainees; lead over $200 million in funded research and represent over 100 senior leaders at Feinberg. Learn more about the contribution of women at our medical school: those trailblazers of the past; the chairs, chiefs and investigators of today; and the trainees and students who are developing into medicine’s future leaders.

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Hllaback! Bysander Inervenin Training  Sp Ani-Asian/American and Xenphbic Harassmen

Hollaback! Bystander Intervention Training to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harassment

This one-hour, interactive training will teach you Hollaback!’s 5D’s of bystander intervention methodology. Register for an upcoming workshop here.

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PRIDE CVD-CGE Summer Training for Underrepresented Junior Faculty

The PRIDE Summer Institute Program in Cardiovascular Disease Comorbidities, Genetics and Epidemiology to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research is now accepting applications. Space is limited for the 2021 mentored summer training programs so APPLY NOW!

Poet Amanda Gorman reads 'The Hill We Climb'

Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman recites "The Hill We Climb" at President Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20th.

Changing the Face of Medicine

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Office of Diversity and Inclusion has taken a decidedly intentional and unapologetic approach to Diversity & Inclusion in Medicine and Science. Our mission: “to change the face of medicine.” We intend to change the face of medicine and through Diversity—especially diversity of thought—we will enable all of the potential available to elevate Feinberg to an even higher tier of excellence.

We are the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Learn more about the mission and vision of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.


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The Daniel Hale Williams Society

The Daniel Hale Williams Society, created in 2018, focuses on the recruitment of African-American males into the medical profession through proactive identification of students, mentoring and encouragement, scholarships and more. It honors Feinberg's first African-American graduate and faculty member, and one of the most noteworthy physicians of the 20th century.
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Youth Programs

Pathway Programs to Medicine

With support and mentorship from Northwestern University's world-class faculty and talented trainees in science and medicine, young learners from communities traditionally underrepresented in medicine can explore their interests and gain valuable experience in classrooms, laboratories and even hospitals and clinics.