2021 Year in Review
Feinberg experienced a year of exceptional growth, perseverance, and collaboration in 2021, from honors and awards to unprecedented research discoveries.
Feinberg MD Program Receives Full LCME Accreditation
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has received a full eight-year accreditation by the Liaison Committee of Medical Education, the accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to the MD degree.
New PhD Students Arrive on Campus
Dozens of new PhD students from across the country and around the world have arrived on campus to begin their graduate programs at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
PhD Student Studies Mechanisms of Habit Formation
Priscilla Ambrosi, a student in Northwestern University’s Interdepartmental Neuroscience (NUIN) PhD program, investigates midbrain dopamine circuits and how they control the automation of motor programs.
First-year Medical Students Shadow Hospital Staff
As part of their Introduction to the Profession Module, first-year medical students had the opportunity to shadow Northwestern Memorial Hospital healthcare professionals and gain focused hospital experience.
Student Aims to Optimize Care Delivery
Medical student David Younessi recently authored a paper that highlighted price disparities between Medicare and VA reimbursements for several ophthalmic procedures.
Medical Student Volunteers for Senior Social Calls Program
Along with her peers, Mia Andreoli, a rising second-year medical student, is leading the Senior Social Calls program, which pairs Feinberg student volunteers with local seniors in underserved communities in Chicago to have weekly phone calls.
Inaugural ‘AI Bowl’ Aims to Address Health Disparities
Feinberg is hosting the first annual Big Ten Augmented Intelligence Bowl, bringing together multi-disciplinary teams of investigators from institutions representing the Big Ten Academic Alliance to use AI to address health disparities.
Honoring the Class of 2021
Feinberg honored the MD Class of 2021 during the medical school’s 162nd commencement ceremony, held virtually on May 24.