News and Announcements
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.
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.
Northwestern Medicine investigators continue to study COVID-19, from comparing mortality rates between SARS-CoV-2 variants to examining the effectiveness of maternal vaccination in protecting infants and combating COVID-19 misinformation on social media.
Geography played a role in opioid-involved overdose deaths in the past, but a coming wave may discriminate between rural and urban areas, according to a recent study.
Physicians and scientists from Northwestern Medicine and other institutions have banded together to combat COVID-19 misinformation and disinformation.
Daniel Latyshev, a rising second-year medical student, has organized several aid efforts for Ukraine.
PA students Nicole Pinakidis and Kristin Brennan recently put their emergency care skills to use to help save a person’s life during this year’s Chicago Half Marathon.
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.
More than 700 alumni and guests convened at this year’s Alumni Weekend to reconnect and reminisce with former classmates about their time at Feinberg and learn about the medical school’s latest developments.
Feinberg students are being trained in a two-week emergency preparedness course on how to manage natural disasters, mass shootings or pandemics.
Medical students performed comedy skits and musical numbers that satirized the medical school experience at In Vivo, Feinberg’s annual sketch comedy and variety show.
Northwestern Medicine investigators continue to study the COVID-19 pandemic, from the biological mechanisms of disease and infection patterns to the pandemic’s impact on women and sexual and gender minorities.
Stephen Miller, PhD, the Judy Gugenheim Research Professor of Microbiology-Immunology, has been named an American Association of Immunologists’ 2022 Distinguished Fellow.
Living in U.S. counties with higher concentrations of poverty was associated with increased risk of firearm-related deaths among children and young adults, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists continue to tackle every facet of the COVID-19 pandemic, from investigating coronavirus vaccines’ potential for providing immunity against similar coronaviruses to developing novel rapid antigen-based tests and examining disparities in COVID-19 case and mortality rates in Chicago.