First-year medical students used a first-of-its-kind iPad app, an interactive simulation-based textbook of cardiovascular physiology and hemodynamics, as part of their Cardiovascular Blood Module.
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Linda Van Horn, PhD, RD, professor in Preventive Medicine, discusses the role of nutrition in the education of medical students and in research at the medical school.
Adenike Adewuyi, a third-year MD/PhD student, uses computational models to improve control of artificial limbs of partial hand amputees.
A group of medical students spent a month volunteering in urban and rural clinics and learning about public health in India.
Students in the Physician Assistant Program celebrated National Physician Assistant Week by raising awareness about the training and career of PAs, as well as by holding a keynote lecture and reception.
Bronwyn Rae, MD, MPH ’13, lecturer in preventive medicine, will spend the next year as a professor of anesthesia in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, as part of a new public/private initiative of the Peace Corps and Seed Global Health.
The official start to the academic year, the annual Founders’ Day Convocation includes the recitation of the Declaration of Geneva and the handing out of white coats to the incoming class.
To hone critical thinking and investigational skills, rising second-year students conduct research projects over the summer as part of the new curriculum. Two students share their work in basic science.
A graduate of Northwestern’s Honors Program in Medical Education, Rear Admiral Boris Lushniak, MD ’83, MPH, became acting surgeon general of the United States on July 17.
Program will integrate training in mental healthcare for LGBT clients with rotations in an infectious disease clinic and more.