Three Northwestern faculty members have been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s College of Fellows.
George Freigeh was one of 14 medical students chosen for Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics, to participate in a two-week program in Germany and Poland using the conduct of physicians in Nazi-occupied Europe as a way to reflect on medical ethics today.
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.
At a workshop on March 27, the Medical Faculty Council honored 2018 Mentor of the Year awardees Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, and joint recipients Erin Hsu, PhD and Wellington Hsu, MD.
Neil Stone, MD, has been selected to receive the 2018 Joseph Stokes, III, MD Award from the American Society of Preventive Cardiology.
Feinberg has been named as one of the top 20 best research-oriented medical schools in the country, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Northwestern’s Alpha Omega Alpha honor society chapter inducted 36 new members in a ceremony held at the University Club in downtown Chicago, counting students, residents, fellows and staff among the new inductees.
Karl Bilimoria, MD, ’08 MS, ’10 GME, director of the Northwestern Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, has been elected president of the Association for Academic Surgery.
Charity Smith, first-year student in the Master’s in Prosthetics and Orthotics degree program, and Michael Hoggatt, second-year student in the program, were selected to receive the International African American Prosthetic and Orthotic Coalition Sam D. Benson Scholarship.
A multidisciplinary global team including two Northwestern University professors has won a $15 million grant to improve the survival of newborns in Africa.