Diversity Resources & Training

Search diversity and inclusion resources and trainings available to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine students, faculty and staff.

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Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center

Galter Library fosters the creation and sharing of knowledge among the faculty, staff and students at Feinberg School of Medicine and its affiliates. The library strives to advance leading-edge patient care, research and education through integrated partnerships, dedicated services and resources, and a deep commitment to innovation and excellence.
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Northwestern University Clinical & Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS)

The NUCATS Institute provides scientists with consultative resources and expertise to accelerate how quickly transformative scientific discoveries make their way from the lab to patients and communities.
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Inclusive Language Guide

This guide serves as a tool for all members of the Northwestern community, especially those in the roles of university communicators. Its goal is to encourage educated choices on the use of language that is inclusive and free of bias.
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Human Resources

To aid in success at Northwestern, the Office of Human Resources supports members of the community with a vast library of resources, including career development and wellbeing programs in addition to benefits like tuition reductions.

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Northwestern University Staff Advisory Council (NUSAC)

NUSAC serves as an advisory voice and change agent for Northwestern staff in matters relating to community engagement, professional opportunities and workplace concerns.
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Office of Civil Rights & Title IX Compliance

The office responds to reports of and supports those impacted by sexual misconduct, discrimination and harassment. The office also administers reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the team provides related training, consultation and resources and works with students to revise and implement policies related to discrimination and harassment.
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Office of Finance & Administration

The office connects staff with administrative resources and support from financial management to payroll and other administrative units.

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Northwestern Ombudsperson

The ombudsperson is a confidential, neutral, informal and independent resource for conflict resolution at Northwestern.

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Staff Engagement

The Staff Engagement Committee provides opportunities to deepen connection among staff members who share the mission of improving human health and to address professional needs specific to Feinberg staff.

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AccessibleNU

Northwestern University AccessibleNU works to provide students with disabilities a learning and community environment that affords them full participation, equal access and reasonable accommodation for their disabilities.

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Augusta Webster Office of Medical Education (AWOME)

AWOME helps sustain a Safe & Healthy Learning Environment and bias-free curriculum for Feinberg medical students and the faculty who contribute to MD education. Feinberg MD curriculum is reviewed by the AWOME Task Force on Inclusion & Bias.

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Debt Management & Financial Wellness

The financial aid team offers an array of resources to help students alleviate financial stressors and be proactive about money.

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Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS serves as the primary mental health service at Northwestern University with offices on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses. CAPS provides a set of core services, including clinical services, educational workshops and consultations for students.

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Curriculum Bias Reporting for Feinberg

At any given time, members of our academic medical community may report concerns about educational content without fear of intimidation or retaliation. MD students are encouraged to use the curricular bias reporting system found in eMerg.

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The Graduate School Office of Diversity & Inclusion

The mission of The Graduate School’s office is to recruit diverse graduate students, improve inclusion and equity in our community, and develop retention programming for underrepresented students.

 

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MD Admissions

MD Admissions provides resources for students to discover more about Feinberg, aid in the application and interview process, and help navigate life in Chicago.

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MD Student Organizations & Affinity Groups

Through participation in affinity and special interest organizations, Feinberg medical students can gain valuable skills while finding connection and community based on a shared identity, experience or commitment to advocate for a specific group.

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Faculty Affairs Office (FAO)

FAO supports faculty along varied paths to achieve fulfilling, productive and successful careers that advance Feinberg’s academic mission.

 

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Minority Faculty Association

Learn more about this group committed to enhancing the recruitment, retention and promotion of minority faculty through mentorship, professional development and networking.

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Starzl Academy

Thomas Starzl Academy at the Feinberg School of Medicine offers young trainees access to the resources, financial support and critical mentorship they need to succeed in biomedical research careers. 

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Women Faculty Organization

The organization fosters the growth, development and mentorship of women faculty at the medical school.

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Women's Center

The Women's Center provides support and services that promote equity and enrich the lives of all members of the university community, particularly women students, staff and faculty.

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Wildcard Discounts

Wildcard Advantage is a free discount program offering more than 300 independent businesses that are not affiliated with Northwestern the opportunity to provide and promote deals and discounts to Northwestern students, faculty and staff.

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LGBTQ Safe Space Training

Safe Space Training is an online module that educates allies who support LGBTQ individuals on our campus.

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Disrupting Bias in Academic Medicine Training

This in-person, small-group workshop teaches Feinberg faculty how to reduce bias in patient care, research and education.

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DEI Community of Practice

The Feinberg Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Community of Practice aims to connect staff to establish and enhance DEI practices.

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LGBTQ OutList & AllyList

The OutList is a public and voluntary listing of members of the Feinberg community who identify as LGBTQ to foster visibility, awareness and networking within the LGBTQ community on campus. Allies who support and advocate for our LGBTQ community members can join the AllyList.

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Gender Inclusive Initiatives

Find resources and support for trans, non-binary and genderqueer members of the Northwestern University community.

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Feinberg Ombudspersons

The Feinberg School of Medicine ombudspersons have been appointed to serve as impartial, confidential facilitators for trainees.

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Northwestern Out Network Chicago

Through events and advocacy, the Out Network seeks to create and promote LGBTQ+ inclusive spaces and foster community among members of the university and Northwestern Medicine based at the Chicago campus.

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