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Faculty Organizations

Learn about the organizations that represent or serve faculty at Feinberg School of Medicine. See our For Leaders section for information on Appointments, Promotion & Tenure Committees and Faculty Search Committees.

 Medical Faculty Council (MFC)

The Medical Faculty Council (MFC) functions as an advocate for the medical faculty by communicating with the administration of the medical school and the faculty at large. The council serves as a conduit between faculty members and medical school administrators, providing valuable input regarding faculty opinions and needs to each of the executive associate deans who chair the operational councils.

 Women Faculty Organization (WFO)

The Women Faculty Organization (WFO) fosters the growth, development and mentoring of women faculty in the Feinberg School of Medicine. A wide range of networking, mentoring and educational opportunities are available to contribute to successful career development at Feinberg and Northwestern University.

 Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate is the elected and representative body of the Northwestern University faculty and includes one representative from every department and one non-tenure track representative from each school. It considers, makes recommendations and passes resolutions concerning matters of general university interest.

 Minority Faculty Association

The Minority Faculty Association committed to enhancing the recruitment, retention and promotion of underrepresented minority (URM) faculty through mentorship, professional development and networking at Feinberg.

 Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators (FAME)

The Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators (FAME) is both a community for medical educators and a central hub for faculty development efforts. FAME’s website hosts a wide variety of resources on various topics within medical education and career development; examples include lectures, modules, and toolkits for providing feedback, promotion readiness, and allyship. Individual and group consultation services are available and include direct observation of teaching and faculty development sessions.