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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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.


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Fall 2022 Lycem Speaker

Fall 2022 Lyceum Speaker

The Feinberg Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to the Fall 2022 Lyceum. This year we are pleased to host Thomas Fisher, Jr., MD, MPH, as our guest speaker to discuss racial disparities in medicine and his book, The Emergency: A year of Healing and heartbreak in a Chicago ER.

A light reception will follow. RSVP required.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Only 5.8% of all US physicians are Latinx. Be the change to help #EndTheDisparity.

The Daniel Hale Williams Sciey

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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