Catch up on the latest news from the Department of Medical Education.
All Feinberg students complete a two-week Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation clerkship at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, where they are encouraged to think about their patients’ overall function, rather than just their illness.
On May 21, members of the class of 2018, faculty, friends and family members gathered at Navy Pier to celebrate Feinberg’s 159th convocation.
The second annual Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Conference, “Artful Medicine,” featured presentations from students, faculty, alumni and clinicians on how the arts inform medical practice and education.
Third-year medical student Ben Peipert co-founded Second Opinions, a student-run pro-bono consulting group, and brings his consulting skills to his research on quality of life in endocrine disorders.
At Second Look, the Office of Admissions showcased the medical school campus and curriculum to prospective members of the class of 2022.
Immunosuppression among patients with HIV was associated with a significantly higher likelihood of heart arrhythmias, according to a new study.
Students, residents, faculty and staff recently traveled to San Francisco to attend the Student National Medical Association annual conference for current and future underrepresented minority medical students.
Michael Abecassis, MD, MBA, the James Roscoe Miller Distinguished Professor of Medicine and founding director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center, has been named the winner of the 2018 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education.
During spring break, the medical school welcomed undergraduate students for a pipeline program designed to nurture future medical students from underrepresented backgrounds.
David Skorton, ‘74 MD, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, will speak at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s convocation ceremony on Monday, May 21.
A new dinner series aims to incite enthusiasm for entrepreneurship among medical students and educate them on the business side of medicine.
Anuj Chokshi, a first-year medical student, volunteers at Cardio Clinic, a specialty outpatient clinic that gives discounted or free care to patients and provides a learning opportunity for students.
On Match Day, fourth-year medical students celebrated their success as they learned where they will spend the next three to seven years as residents.
Raheem Bell, a first-year medical student, is one of several student advisors overseeing an outreach program that exposes underrepresented high school and college students to health careers.
The Northwestern Medical Orchestra, founded by two first-year medical students and open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff, recently began its inaugural season.
A Northwestern Medicine study found women in surgical residencies work more hours and experience greater rates of burnout compared to their male peers.
Michael Musharbash, a second-year medical student, is the national student representative of Physicians for Social Responsibility, which was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize as part of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.
Daycares and early childhood education programs frequently use spray sunscreen on children, but still have room for improvement when it comes to sun safety, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Lesbian and gay youth showed significantly less psychological distress and were buffered against the negative effects of bullying and victimization when in a relationship.
Scientists throughout Feinberg are deeply invested in identifying health disparities — those differences in health outcomes between populations — as well as exploring novel interventions.
Charity Smith, first-year student in the Master's in Prosthetics and Orthotics degree program, and Michael Hoggatt, second-year student in the program, were selected to receive the International African American Prosthetic and Orthotic Coalition Sam D. Benson Scholarship.
At Keep Your Heart Healthy events, Feinberg medical students provide cardiovascular disease risk assessment and prevention counseling to underserved communities.
Max Kazer, a third-year medical student, is investigating the impact of a meditation practice on stress reduction among medical students as part of his AOSC project.
Feinberg capped off its week-long celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. with a keynote address by Charles Blow, op-ed columnist at the New York Times, political commentator on CNN and former Presidential Visiting Professor at Yale University.
Medical students in Second Opinions, a student-run pro-bono consulting group, shared their experiences consulting for local healthcare nonprofits at a recent lecture.
Omar Bushara, first-year MD/MPH student, discusses how spending a year teaching biology on Chicago's South Side crystallized his interest in public health.
A new study finds that racial and ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplantation have significantly increased over the last two decades, highlighting the need for national efforts to reduce disparities.
A Northwestern Medicine study has found that black and white populations have similar risk for developing diabetes when all biological factors are considered, upending a long-held consensus.
<a href="http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/faculty-profiles/az/profile.html?xid=15591">Roopal Kundu, ’01 MD, ’02 GME</a>, guides students through the admissions process and beyond.
Nicolás Francone, a first-year medical student, combines his interests in medicine and policy to reduce inequality in care delivery and improve access to healthcare for Hispanic patients.