Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Housestaff Research Portal

Graduate medical training at Northwestern provides extraordinary clinical experiences and access to a rich research community.

Research Menu

We foster the career aspirations of aspiring physician-scientists by offering them strong training programs and access to mentors, space, equipment and datasets that will help them explore important research questions. Browse our menu of resources to learn how we can support your research goals.

I like the idea of developing new knowledge and providing new data to my field of interest to advance clinical care.”

Arif Jivan, MD, PhD, Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

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Richard Matulewicz, MD, MS

I was surprised by how easy it was to engage very prominent researchers and mentors.”

Richard Matulewicz, MD, MS, Urology Resident

Consult a Mentor

The tools of science and research really help improve my practice in medicine.”

Josh Waitzman, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine Resident

Learn the Fundamentals

I was encouraged to apply for post-doctoral funding and was honored to receive an F32 for two years. ”

Panagiotis Flevaris, MD, PhD, Cardiology Fellow

Find Funding

I draw from my patient experiences and try to figure out what important research questions I should be asking.”

Ijeoma Okeigwe, MD, MPH, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellow

Pose a Hypothesis

They gave me every resource I could need, from funds for traveling to statistical software support.”

Ravi Rajaram, MD, MSc, General Surgery Resident

Conduct Your Study

I was able to get pilot data without much difficulty that ended up providing the basis for a five-year grant for my career development.”

Matt Feinstein, MD, Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

Plan a Career in Research

Trainee Videos

Every aspiring physician-scientist's path is unique, but they all have one thing in common: They want to impact human health beyond individual patient care. Learn how these young physicians are working to do just that.

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