Medical Student Discusses Neurosurgery Research
Nathan Shlobin, a second-year medical student, was the first author of a study recently published in the Journal of Neurosurgery, which identified through systematic review potential risk factors for spinal cord ischemia related to anterior thoracolumbar surgery.
MSTP Student Reflects on Feinberg Experience
Maxwell Edmonds, a third-year medical student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), recently defended his doctoral thesis on generating testicular organoids and looks back on his Feinberg journey so far.
Green, Garcia Receive Top Honors from AAMC
Two Feinberg faculty members in the Department of Medical Education have been honored with awards for humanism in medicine and teaching from the Association of American Medical Colleges. (AAMC).
New Leadership in Medical Education
Diane B. Wayne, MD, has indicated that she would like to step down as vice-dean for medical education; Marianne Green, MD, will succeed her. Sandra Sanguino, MD, MPH, has been named senior associate dean for Medical Education, and Joshua Goldstein, MD, has been elevated to senior associate dean for graduate medical education.
Students Share Perspective on Inclusion Task Force
Maya Jackson-Gibson, a fourth-year medical student, and Warren McGee, a fourth-year student in the Medical Scientist Training Program, reflect on their time on Feinberg's Task Force on Inclusion and Bias.
Medical Education in the Time of COVID-19
The persistence of SARS-Cov-2 may fundamentally alter the landscape of medical education and hospital training, according to a Northwestern Medicine editorial published in Science Advances.
Medical Student Helps Distribute PPE Across Chicago
Tricia Pendergrast, a first-year student, helped start GetMePPEChicago, an organization that has distributed more than 60,000 N95 protective masks and other protective personal equipment to healthcare workers around the city.
Celebrating the MD Class of 2020
Feinberg celebrated the MD Class of 2020 at the school’s 161st commencement ceremony, which was held virtually this year through Zoom on May 18.
Transitioning to Virtual Medical Curriculum in Response to COVID-19
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the state of Illinois’ stay-at-home order, Feinberg transformed nearly its entire medical school curriculum to be delivered online. Online learning efforts include virtual simulation courses, telehealth visits, virtual standardized patient exams and online team-based active learning activities.
Student Explores Declining Opioid Prescriptions
Ben Smith, a second-year medical student, led a study that found opioid prescriptions declined significantly between 2013 and 2018 in the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Emergency Department.
Sustaining Community Research Partnerships During COVID-19
The Center for Community Health’s Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) hosted a virtual discussion for participants to share experiences, strategies and challenges about engaging and supporting community-engaged research partners during the COVID-19 pandemic.
First-Year Student Helps Organize COVID-19 Student Volunteer Effort
First-year medical student Tazim Merchant co-organized the “Students Supporting the Community During COVID-19” project, a volunteer effort among medical students and graduate students at Feinberg that support healthcare workers, older community members and working parents in Chicago during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Medical Students Organize Volunteers to Help Community
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine students have organized a volunteer effort among medical students and graduate students to help support health care workers, older community members at higher risk for COVID-19 and working parents during the pandemic.