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Professional & Career Development

Staff at Feinberg School of Medicine have indicated a desire for clear career opportunities, along with coaching on how to identify professional development opportunities that will support their career goals. Staff are also looking for more communication regarding identifying their strengths and areas for improvement. Learn more about the initiatives we’ve developed to address these needs below.

Communities of Practice

Are you looking for opportunities to expand your network, learn best practices and collaborate with like-minded colleagues? Communities of Practice connect you with other staff who share your interests and expertise across units and departments.

Join or Start a Community

Professional Development Resources

Explore a list of Northwestern programs available to staff. Most programs are free or available for a nominal cost.

Search Development Opportunities

Manager Mentor Program

Get involved in our mentoring program, which connects new and aspiring managers with experienced managers.

Join Manager Mentor Program