Catch up on the latest news from the Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators.
Jason Wertheim, MD, PhD, vice chair for research in the Department of Surgery, has been named associate director for admissions of Feinberg’s Medical Scientist Training Program.
Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, the George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology, has received the National Science Foundation’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
Feinberg faculty, students and staff gathered to recognize medical education through workshops, lectures and presentations at the seventh annual Medical Education Day.
Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD, has been named the new director of Feinberg’s Medical Scientist Training Program; Melissa Brown, PhD, has been named associate director of advising and Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD, the associate director of admissions for the program.
Frontline caregivers practiced breaking bad news to simulated patients in an interactive workshop broadcast from Feinberg’s Simulation Lab to four other Northwestern Medicine locations.
Jeffrey Barsuk, ’99 MD, ’02 GME, ’10 MS, professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine and of Medical Education, was recently recognized for his innovative research into simulation-based mastery learning.
Thirty-six new members of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine community were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society.
Sandra Sanguino, ’93 MD, MPH, associate dean for Student Affairs, has received the Exceptional Mentor Award from the American Medical Women’s Association.
Jyothy Puthumana, MD, uses a specialized echocardiography simulator to better assess trainees’ and experienced cardiologists’ competency on trans esophageal echocardiogram, with the goal of improving patient care.
Deborah Clements, MD, chair of Family and Community Medicine, has been appointed as a member of the National Resident Matching Program’s board of directors.
Nearly 400 students, staff, trainees and junior faculty presented abstracts at the annual research showcase.
Northwestern Simulation in the Department of Medical Education invited guests to participate in hands-on demonstrations and a tour of their center at an open house on March 3.
The Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators (FAME) plays an essential role at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, by recognizing and supporting outstanding educational contributions.
Northwestern Medicine physicians and nurses collaborated with the Chicago Fire Department to develop practice scenarios that will enhance communication between paramedics and physicians as well as continuity of care for patients.
Feinberg faculty, staff and students participated in lectures, workshops and presentations during the 5th Annual Medical Education Day.
Two faculty members from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine were recently honored with election to the Association of American Physicians (AAP).
Students and faculty were recognized for their accomplishments and teaching at the Third Annual Honors Day celebration.
Medical students from all four years nominated Eugene Silinsky, PhD, Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, to be the 2015 Harry N. Beaty Honors Day Speaker.
One new center and two new graduate medical school programs will expand opportunities in public health, global health and neurological surgery.
During their sixth Synthesis and Application Module (SAM), class of 2016 medical students used a simulation-based learning experience to review concepts learned during their clerkships and first two years of medical school.
Katherine Barsness, MD, '11 MS, created life-sized, reusable models of a newborn’s ribcage with 3-D printing technology to provide uniquely authentic simulation-based education to training pediatric surgeons.
Brigid Dolan, MD, and Bernice Ruo, MD, both assistant professors in General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, received the 2014 Augusta Webster Fellowship.
After a national search, Michael MacLean, MS, PA-C, has been named director of the Physician Assistant (PA) Program.
Medical students, residents, faculty members and alumni were welcomed into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society yesterday.
Five Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine faculty members were accepted into the 2013-14 Searle Fellows Program, a year-long faculty development program.