Catch up on the latest news from the Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators.
Diane B. Wayne, ’91 MD, and Mary McDermott, MD, ’92 GME, have been recognized by the Society of General Internal Medicine for their lifetime contributions to medical education and research.
Admitted students recently attended this year’s virtual Second Look, a month-long series of online informational sessions about the medical school’s curriculum and community and opportunities to speak with current students and faculty.
Mary McBride, MD, MEd, associate professor of Pediatrics and Medical Education, has been named director of the Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators (FAME), effective November 1.
Kristine Healy, MPH, PA-C, assistant professor of Medical Education and associate director of Feinberg’s Physician Assistant program, has received the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants’ Lifetime Achievement Award for her service and dedication to physician assistant advocacy, education and clinical practice.
Feinberg educators celebrated teaching and learning virtually at the tenth annual Medical Education Day.
Two Feinberg faculty members in the Department of Medical Education have been honored with awards for humanism in medicine and teaching from the Association of American Medical Colleges. (AAMC).
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the state of Illinois’ stay-at-home order, Feinberg transformed nearly its entire medical school curriculum to be delivered online. Online learning efforts include virtual simulation courses, telehealth visits, virtual standardized patient exams and online team-based active learning activities.
Northwestern’s Alpha Omega Alpha honor society chapter inducted 35 new members last week, including Feinberg students, residents, fellows, faculty and alumni.
Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS, and Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, recipients of the 2020 Mentor of the Year Award, discussed their experiences and takeaways as mentors during a recent workshop.
Virginia Bishop, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Preventive Medicine in the Division of Public Health Practice, was a respected colleague, educator and advocate for diversity, inclusion and equity in healthcare and medical education.
Northwestern authors discuss a recent JAMA editorial highlighting the lack of funding for health disparities and to minority scientists and how health equity will suffer if not addressed.
Feinberg faculty and students celebrated the ninth annual Medical Education Day at the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center with sessions, lectures and workshops that examined the future of medical education.
Feinberg graduating medical students and faculty members were recognized for their academic and teaching excellence at the seventh annual Honors Day celebration.
William McGaghie, PhD, professor of Medical Education and Preventive Medicine, received the 2019 John P. Hubbard Award from the National Board of Medical Examiners.
Forty new members were inducted into Northwestern’s chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society during a ceremony on March 12.
Northwestern scientists specializing in HIV and AIDS gathered to share their experiences during a panel held December 3, to commemorate World AIDS Day.
Second-year medical students showcased ongoing results from their Area of Scholarly Concentration projects at a recent poster session.
At the eighth annual Medical Education Day, Feinberg faculty, students and staff gathered to celebrate and advance medical education through workshops, lectures and an awards reception.
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.