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Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD; Melissa Simon, MD, MPH; and Guillermo Ameer, ScD; have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Second-year medical student Veronica Zheng is the co-founder of the “Walk with a Future Doc” program, which connects community members and Feinberg medical students to discuss important health topics while taking weekly walks in Chicago parks.
Women with early, nonviable pregnancies of unknown location who were given an active management strategy had more successful pregnancy resolutions than those given an expectant management strategy, according to a randomized clinical trial published in JAMA.
A novel combination treatment may increase the ability of monoclonal antibodies to control viral infection in patients diagnosed with HIV, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
The rate of gestational diabetes has shot up 30 percent in young U.S. women over the past decade according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Fourth-year medical students were honored for their clinical and academic achievements at a virtual Graduate Recognition Ceremony on May 21.
McGaw Medical Center hosted the first annual Health Equity Week, a series of panel discussions highlighting the roots of healthcare disparities and how clinicians and scientists are working to find solutions.
A new wearable device developed at Northwestern measures mothers’ and babies’ vital signs and data that cannot be collected with current technology.
Hooman Azad, a student in Feinberg’s MD/MPH degree program, has been awarded a 2021 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service.
Feinberg faculty, residents and students recently participated in the Student National Medical Association’s annual medical education conference, a cornerstone gathering for current and future medical students from minority populations traditionally underrepresented in medicine.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a mechanism that makes a prostate cancer-causing protein called FOXA1 more resilient, according to a recent study.
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.
A novel integrative computational technique allowed scientists to classify disease conditions at the molecular level using epigenomic data sets.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has been recognized as one of the best research-oriented medical schools in the nation, rising three spots to rank an all-time high of 15th, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, released today.
Fourth-year students celebrated their residency matches and reflected on their Feinberg experience during a socially distant Match Day.
Forty-four new members were inducted into Northwestern’s chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society during a virtual ceremony on March 17.
A team led by Northwestern Medicine investigators has identified a novel molecular target that may improve the efficacy of current treatments for triple-negative breast cancer.
Shayla Reid, a third-year medical student, has dedicated herself to health equity and caring for marginalized populations, both close to campus and around the world.
Take a look back at a handful of groundbreaking research discoveries that marked one of, if not the most, unprecedented and transformative years for Feinberg.
From a record-breaking year of research funding to impressive research publications, 2020 showed the skill, talent, and resilience of the entire Feinberg community. See a selection of the year's biggest stories.
At a recent virtual event, students, residents and faculty were inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and recognized as exemplars of compassionate patient care who serve as role models, mentors and leaders in medicine.
Combining the current standard-of-care chemotherapy drug with a genetic inhibitor may improve treatment for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, according to a recent study published in PNAS.
Susan Goldsmith, MD, ’08 GME, has been named associate dean for student affairs, effective January 1, 2021.
A multi-institution team of investigators led by Northwestern Medicine scientists has received an $8 million grant for the identification of novel biological targets to develop non-hormonal contraceptives for women in developing countries.