Feinberg faculty and fourth-year medical students gathered to recognize clinical and academic achievement at the sixth annual Honors Day, held May 19.
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Stuart H. Orkin, MD, an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and professor at Harvard Medical School is the recipient of the 2018 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science at Northwestern University.
Feinberg met its goal of raising $10 million for the newly renamed Mesulam Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center, naming the Center after its director, M. Marsel Mesulam, MD.
The second annual Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Conference, “Artful Medicine,” featured presentations from students, faculty, alumni and clinicians on how the arts inform medical practice and education.
Over 450 alumni and guests attended Feinberg’s 2018 Alumni Weekend, to reconnect and see how the medical school has changed since they graduated.
New chair Daniel Brat, MD, PhD, is spearheading transformations in pathology, a field that’s rapidly evolving in parallel with advances in precision medicine and a trend toward sub-specialization.
Three Northwestern faculty members have been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s College of Fellows.
Over 430 scientists, trainees, students and faculty presented abstracts at Feinberg’s 14th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day, a celebration of the medical school’s innovative research and the dedicated investigators who make it happen.
Michael Abecassis, MD, MBA, the James Roscoe Miller Distinguished Professor of Medicine and founding director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center, has been named the winner of the 2018 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education.
During spring break, the medical school welcomed undergraduate students for a pipeline program designed to nurture future medical students from underrepresented backgrounds.