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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Urology
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Diversity and Inclusion


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Northwestern Urology is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, residents, staff, medical students and our patients.  Our program prides itself on building a program where all individuals can embrace their identities, have a sense of belonging, and feel valued.

We support Feinberg School of Medicine’s mission to foster a culture of belongingness and inclusion. Our strategic efforts target recruitment, education, and partnerships with the goal of building diverse and exceptional talent in scholarship, clinical care, leadership and community engagement.

Committee on Diversity and Inclusion within Urology


The Committee on Diversity and Inclusion within Urology was created to continue the department's commitment to fostering an environment of inclusion that welcomes and supports people of varying backgrounds.

 Learn more about our mission and meet the committee. 



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Programs and Resources


Feinberg School of Medicine and McGaw Medical Center offer several programs and resources that aim to create community, provide support and highlight current diversity and inclusion topics, and foster an inclusive environment.  

Anti-Racism Toolkit

Resources, statements and tools to address anti-Black racism.

Campus Resources and Policies
Read about offices and policies that are helpful to ensuring a safe, inclusive experience at Feinberg.

Department of Medicine Diversity and Cultural Affairs Council
Established to provide a comprehensive array of diversity initiatives designed to sensitize trainees and faculty members to multicultural issues. 

Feinberg Affinity Groups
Many of the School’s nearly 70 groups, as well as many faculty and staff groups, focus on identity, community, diversity, mentoring, and healthcare in underserved communities. 

John E. Franklin, MD, Commitment to Diversity Award
Annual recognition of housestaff who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to improving diversity and inclusion in Graduate Medical Education.

LGBTQ Ally List
This list is a public and voluntary listing of members of the Feinberg community who support and promote the wellbeing of LGBTQ+ community members.

LGBTQ Out List
This list is a public and voluntary listing of members of the Feinberg community who identify as LGBTQ+

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University

Learn about initiatives to build a diverse faculty, workforce, trainee and student community.

Northwestern McGaw Underrepresented Residents and Fellows Forum (NMURFF)
Interdepartmental group of housestaff focused on fostering an environment in which all trainees thrive.

The Daniel Hale Williams Society
Created in 2018 to focus on the recruitment of African-American males into the medical profession through proactive identification of students, mentoring and encouragement, scholarships and more.


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