During just their second week of class, first-year medical students are introduced to the unique responsibilities of a career in medicine, through Introduction to the Profession Week.
Yearly Archives: 2018
U.S. News & World Report recognized four Northwestern Medicine hospitals in its 2018-19 rankings of America’s Best Hospitals. The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab once again earned the top spot among rehabilitation hospitals in the country, and Lurie Children’s ranked first among children’s hospitals in Illinois.
Molecular autopsies can reveal genetic risk factors in young people who unexpectedly die, but proper interpretation of the results can be challenging, according to a recent study.
First-year students donned their white coats for the first time at Founders’ Day, an annual event that celebrates the incoming medical students and the history of the medical school.
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University has been renewed for a fourth five-year grant, totaling $31.5 million and representing a 36 percent increase over its previous funding.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a novel mechanism for how mutations in desmoplakin — a protein that helps cells stick together — can lead to cardiac arrhythmias and other diseases.
A large national study shows electively inducing labor at 39 weeks actually reduces the rate of cesarean deliveries and decreases maternal and fetal complications.
Steven DeVries, MD, PhD, was awarded the Brian Boycott Prize at the FASEB Science Research Conference on Retinal Neurobiology and Visual Processing.
Basic Science conducted by investigators at Northwestern’s Les Turner ALS Center is building a foundation for future ALS care.
Pediatric patients with sepsis who completed a series of treatments within one hour of sepsis recognition had better outcomes, according to a new multi-center study.