News and Announcements
Catch up on the latest news from the Department of Medical Education.
Feinberg honored the MD Class of 2023 during the medical school’s 164th commencement ceremony in the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier.
Faculty members and fourth-year medical students were recognized for their academic and clinical excellence during Feinberg’s Honors Day, held May 12 in the Hughes auditorium.
In partnership with the Illinois and Wisconsin Associations of Free and Charitable Clinics, third-year medical students Raj Dalal, Melissa Bak and their peers have created a data tool that estimates the value free and charitable clinics provide to patients and the healthcare sector.
Feinberg’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) held its annual Women’s Forum, which included a reproductive justice panel featuring physician-scientists from across the Midwest.
Zhanlin Chen, a first-year medical student at Feinberg, has been awarded the 2023 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a prestigious scholarship granted to immigrants or children of immigrants.
On April 13 and 14, more than 200 prospective medical students visited Feinberg for a “Second Look” at the medical school. The two-day event allowed admitted students to get a feel for life at Feinberg by attending seminars, touring campus and meeting with current students and faculty.
Precious Akanyirige, a fourth-year student in the MD/MPH degree program, has been awarded the 2023 Excellence in Public Health Award, given by the U.S. Public Health Service.
Feinberg medical students came together on March 12 to organize a one-day interactive workshop for community high schoolers with an interest in pursuing a career in medicine.
Years of anticipation erupted in a flurry of torn envelopes on Friday as fourth-year Feinberg medical students found out about their residency matches during this year’s Match Day celebration.
Melissa Bregger, MD, FACP, and Clara Schroedl, MD, MS, provide an update on their vision for continuing medical education at Feinberg.
Caroline Zhao, a fourth-year medical student at Feinberg, wrote about her experiences assisting a patient with a language barrier in the journal Academic Medicine.
Meet Evan Edwards, a third-year MD student at Feinberg School of Medicine and join him for “a day in the life” on the surgery clerkship.
Samuel Reyes, a second-year medical student, recently presented at the Cervical Spine Research Society annual meeting in San Diego.
Second-year medical student Melody Brown-Clark uses her personal experience and stand-up comedy skills to speak with patients and investigate the connection between pediatric inflammatory bowel disease and avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder.
During a recent workshop, small groups of students met with multiple patients who live with dermatological conditions to learn advanced diagnosis skills.
Shiv Patel, a second-year medical student, was recently selected as a recipient of the Tylenol Future Care Scholarship, which recognizes 35 outstanding students nationwide pursuing healthcare degrees with scholarships totaling $250,000.
Meet Kai Brady, a second-year MD student at Feinberg School of Medicine, and get a look at a typical day during this phase of her medical school career.
Chorine Adewale, a second-year medical student, analyzed data from a Chicago-based LGBTQ healthcare provider and found some patients may not be properly diagnosed because criteria don’t account for trans and gender non-conforming patients.
Feinberg’s Robert J. Havey, MD Institute for Global Health hosted the 11th annual Global Health symposium on December 2, celebrating global health research, education and outreach efforts from Feinberg global health investigators, faculty, students and community partners.
Five physician assistant students have been awarded scholarships from the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program.
Sam Blizzard, a second-year medical student, is wrapping up a research project which took him to remote communities in Liberia.
Madeline Owen, a second-year medical student, presented her research, which explored gender differences in hip arthroscopy outcomes for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome, at this year’s American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in San Diego.
Sunny Abdelmageed, a third-year medical student, is interested in research projects that seek to improve outcomes and preserve brain function for patients.
The Kimberly Querrey Summer Research Program combines intensive, hands-on biomedical research training with academic and professional development opportunities to support the next generation of scientists.
Third-year medical student Jonathan Huang was the first author of a paper exploring best practices for reducing biases in clinical machine learning research.
Faculty, staff and students shared presentations, workshops and discussions on the future of medical education at Feinberg’s 12th annual Medical Education Day, held September 30.
Fourth-year medical student Daniel Sasson was a lead author of a study which found that transgender and non-binary adolescents who received top surgery demonstrated improved perceptions of chest dysphoria, gender congruence and body image.
Students in the MD, Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs worked together during a recent interprofessional education session.
More than 480 investigators, students, trainees and faculty presented scientific posters and abstracts at Feinberg’s 16th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day.