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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Community Engagement

Service Learning & Student Volunteer Programs

Service Learning

Our MD curriculum encourages our students to use their expertise to build healthier, happier communities. Learn more about some of our service learning opportunities below.

Education-Centered Medical Home

Provides students with a longitudinal experience as members of outpatient care teams in multiple community locations.

Cooking Up Health

Partnership with Common Threads to expand students’ ability to provide counseling on culturally competent health eating and food preparation.

Global Health Training Electives

Students may apply for placement in a number of international global health training electives providing clinical, research, policy, advocacy and leadership experiences.


Volunteer Programs for Students

MD students recently reported working with the community in the following ways beyond their training. Visit our Student Organizations and Specialty Interest Group pages to learn more about many of these programs.

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