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News and Announcements

Catch up on the latest news from the Department of Medical Education. 

  • 01.26.2023

    Feinberg has named two new associate deans: Kathryn Hufmeyer, MD, has been named associate dean for curriculum, and Linda Suleiman, MD, has been promoted to associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • 12.29.2022

    Feinberg experienced a year of outstanding growth, scientific achievement, and collaboration in 2022, from honors and awards to unprecedented research discoveries.

  • 10.28.2022

    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.

  • 10.18.2022

    Northwestern University Trustee Kimberly K. Querrey and the Louis Simpson Trust have made a new $100 million gift to the Feinberg School of Medicine to significantly expand the university’s biomedical research enterprise.

  • 10.03.2022

    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.

  • 09.20.2022

    A new grant will fund the hiring of 15 new tenure-track faculty, along with tactics to ensure the success of faculty members from underrepresented populations.

  • 09.19.2022

    Students in the MD, Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs worked together during a recent interprofessional education session.

  • 09.19.2022

    More than 480 investigators, students, trainees and faculty presented scientific posters and abstracts at Feinberg’s 16th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day.

  • 08.30.2022

    Feinberg’s Education-Centered Medical Home program allows medical students to provide continuous, primary care to underserved and diverse patient populations, and to help them better understand chronic conditions in a variety of clinical settings.

  • 07.25.2022

    A team of students in the Physician Assistant (PA) program competed in a “challenge bowl” competition at the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) national conference.

  • 07.22.2022

    The most common test to measure a person’s lung function may be missing many people with impaired lung health, according to a new study.

  • 07.01.2022

    Rosalia Garcia and Kristin Brennan, students in the PA Program, lead the Shades of Purple program, a bimonthly discussion group that covers the intricacies of care for differently abled or diverse patients.

  • 06.20.2022

    On Friday, June 17, the Physician Assistant Program’s Class of 2024 was celebrated by the program community and their family and friends at a special occasion known as the White Coat Ceremony.

  • 06.01.2022

    Members of Feinberg’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program were honored during their commencement ceremony on May 6, receiving their Master of Medical Science degrees. The 36 graduates of the Class of 2022 gathered on campus in person to celebrate their achievements.

  • 05.23.2022

    Dozens of faculty members and fourth-year medical students were recognized for their scholarly and clinical excellence at Feinberg’s Honors Day, held May 20.

  • 05.05.2022

    The McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University hosted its second annual Health Equity Week, a series of panel discussions highlighting the roots of healthcare disparities and how clinicians and scientists are working to find solutions.

  • 04.26.2022

    Tameka Brannon, previously senior program administrator for the Northwestern University Center for Outcomes Research and Education, has been named director of Feinberg’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

  • 04.21.2022

    On April 7 and 8, 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.

  • 03.30.2022

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has been recognized as one of the best medical schools in the nation, ranking 17th among research-oriented institutions, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

  • 03.25.2022

    Feinberg students are being trained in a two-week emergency preparedness course on how to manage natural disasters, mass shootings or pandemics.

  • 03.18.2022

    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.