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Hermanos y Hermanas

Being Latinx in medical school can come with unique obstacles and experiences. To ensure first-year Latinx medical students have access to a focused and consistent support system, Hermanos y Hermanas facilitates both structured and unstructured mentoring opportunities at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

 Unstructured Programming

  • M1s matched with a direct M2 hermano/a
  • Subsidized one-to-one check-ins
  • “El Merendero," year-round pop-up events featuring Latinx snacks
  • Organized group potlucks and dinners celebrating important milestones

Structured Programming

Join Hermanos y Hermanas

Those interested in joining Hermanos y Hermanas should contact our office: diversitymed@northwestern.edu.