Diversity Resources & Training
Search diversity and inclusion resources and trainings available to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine students, faculty and staff.
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.
The office connects staff with administrative resources and support from financial management to payroll and other administrative units.
The ombudsperson is a confidential, neutral, informal and independent resource for conflict resolution at Northwestern.
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.
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.
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.
The financial aid team offers an array of resources to help students alleviate financial stressors and be proactive about money.
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.
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.
MD Admissions provides resources for students to discover more about Feinberg, aid in the application and interview process, and help navigate life in Chicago.
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.
FAO supports faculty along varied paths to achieve fulfilling, productive and successful careers that advance Feinberg’s academic mission.
Learn more about this group committed to enhancing the recruitment, retention and promotion of minority faculty through mentorship, professional development and networking.
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.
The organization fosters the growth, development and mentorship of women faculty at the medical school.
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.
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.
Safe Space Training is an online module that educates allies who support LGBTQ individuals on our campus.
This in-person, small-group workshop teaches Feinberg faculty how to reduce bias in patient care, research and education.
The Feinberg Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Community of Practice aims to connect staff to establish and enhance DEI practices.
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.
Find resources and support for trans, non-binary and genderqueer members of the Northwestern University community.
The Feinberg School of Medicine ombudspersons have been appointed to serve as impartial, confidential facilitators for trainees.
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.