News and Announcements
Catch up on the latest news from the Department of Medical Education.
Roger Smith, an eighth-year student in Feinberg’s Medical Scientist Training Program, is developing an artificial intelligence tool to tie up medical loose ends identified in electronic health records.
Now in its second year, Feinberg’s Research Intensive Scholarly Emphasis (RISE) program supports medical students engaging in an additional year of research during their medical school career.
Northwestern Simulation has introduced a new curricular experience to help internal medicine residents improve skills needed for the high-acuity, high-intensity scenario of leading and managing cardiac arrests in the hospital.
Feinberg investigators, students, trainees and faculty celebrated discovery and presented scientific research at Feinberg’s 17th annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day on Sept. 14.
Brian Lee, a second-year student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), was the lead author of a study that found that a new combination therapy regimen improved survival in patients with B-cell lymphoma by 30 percent.
Kai Holder, a fourth-year medical student, and Sydney Love Cush, a second-year medical student, have been named 2023-2024 Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellows.
On Friday, June 23, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program’s class of 2025 celebrated the beginning of their medical journey with a white coat ceremony.
Anali Cisneros, a first-year student in Feinberg’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program, is an Olympic-level athlete in race walking and recently competed at the Olympic trials for the Tokyo Summer Olympic games.
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.