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Read news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Medical Faculty Council.


Congratulations to MFC representative and former MFC President Priya Kumthekar, MD on the distinction of being named Interim Director of the Clinical Trials Office at Lurie Cancer Center! 


Congratulations to the 2020 Medical Faculty Council Mentors of the Year:  Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS, ’10 GME, vice chair for quality in the Department of Surgery, and Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, ’06 GME, vice chair for clinical research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Center for Health Equity Transformation in the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM).


MFC Council Member Emily Rogalski, PhD, has been given the distinction of being named one of Crain's 40 Under 40


Check out the latest Change Makers video, featuring MFC President, June McKoy, MD, JD, MPH, MBA. Change Makers is a community of Northwestern staff and faculty using intergroup dialogue and change management skills to build a more inclusive campus environment.


The 2017 Faculty Mentor of the Year Award recipients Rowland W. Chang, MD, MPH, Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)Medicine (Rheumatology) and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Claus-Peter Richter, MD, PhD, Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and McCormick School of Engineering were honored at a Mentoring Workshop on March 22nd, 2017. More information here.

MFC-IPHAM Co-Sponsored Seminar Series

Kiarri Kershaw, PhD, MPH presented on the epidemiology associated with racial/ethnic segregation at an MFC and IPHAM Co-Sponsored Lunchtime Educational Seminar Series
  L: Jim Elliott, PT/PhD, R: Kiarri Kershaw, PhD, MPH

MFC Leadership

09.01.16 Priya U Kumthekar, MD, of the Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology, has completed her term on MFC Leadership, serving first as Vice President from 2014-2015, and then as President from 2015-2016. In turn, the new MFC President is Chris Robinson, MS, MBA, CPO, ATC, FAAOP, of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department, and the newly elected MFC Vice President is Jim Elliott, PT/PhDof Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences.         

Priya Flowers smaller  Robinson   Elliott

Biomedical Data Science Day

06.10.16 Inaugural Biomedical Data Science Day held at Feinberg School of Medicine BDS

Research Day 2016

04.07.16 Kenzie Cameron, PhD/MPH, and Diane Wayne, MD, Honored as 2016 Mentors of the Year 26135662890_aebb4273f8_o.jpg

Research Day 2015

04.03.15 2015 MFC Mentors of the Year: Jonathan Licht, MD, and David Engman, MD, PhD RD15

Research Day 2014

04.01.14 D. Mark Courtney, MD, and Ram Yogev, MD, received 2014 Mentor of the Year Awards  RD13

Research Day 2013

04.04.13 The MFC has honored Stephen Miller, PhD, and John Kessler, MD, with its 2013 Mentor of the Year Awards RD