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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.
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.
Maxwell Edmonds, a third-year medical student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), recently defended his doctoral thesis on generating testicular organoids and looks back on his Feinberg journey so far.
William Grobman, MD, MBA, ’97 ’00 GME, vice chair for clinical operations and the Arthur Hale Curtis, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Treatment-resistant breast cancer could be made vulnerable to immunotherapy by flipping a metabolic “switch,” according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Feinberg educators celebrated teaching and learning virtually at the tenth annual Medical Education Day.
Inhibiting an epigenetic regulator called DOT1L could be a key to slowing treatment-resistant prostate cancer, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
In the second season of Feinberg's essay-based podcast, Perspectives, members of the Northwestern Medicine community share their experiences and insights from the lab, the clinic and the broader community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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).
As health inequities affect vulnerable populations, healthcare organizations must shift to a health equity centered, population health approach, according to a recent position paper from the National Academy of Medicine.
A new patient-centered decision support tool aims to help pregnant women decide whether they prefer trial-of-labor or a repeat cesarean delivery after having a prior cesarean.
To help support and develop the next generation of physician-scientists, Feinberg has established the Thomas Starzl Academy, and named Elizabeth M. McNally, MD, PhD, its inaugural director.
According to several recent editorials published by Feinberg faculty, there are large and complex issues to grapple with, from COVID-19’s devastating impact on African-Americans to maintaining critical care standards in the face of an unprecedented pandemic.
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.