Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine rose to 16th place among U.S. medical schools in National Institutes of Health funding in 2016, rising two spots in the rankings reported by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.
“Truly, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is an institution on the rise,” said Eric G. Neilson, MD, vice president for Medical Affairs and Lewis Landsberg Dean. See some of the medical school’s notable moments from 2016.
Anne Langguth, MD, a third-year resident in the Department of Ophthalmology, shares how her musical background impacts her career in medicine.
Ali Shilatifard, PhD, Robert Francis Furchgott Professor and Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, and Karla Satchell, PhD, professor of Microbiology-Immunology, have been elected as 2016 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, director of the Center for Genetic Medicine and Sadiya Khan MD, MSc, instructor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, were recently honored by the American Heart Association for their achievements in cardiovascular disease research.
Northwestern University faculty rank highly among the most-cited researchers globally, according to a list curated by Clarivate Analytics.
Bruce Henschen, ’12 MD, ’12 MPH, ’15 GME, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, has received the Thomas Hale Ham Award for New Investigators.
Philip Greenland, MD, the Harry W. Dingman Professor of Cardiology, has received the David E. Rogers Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges and the James D. Bruce Award from the American College of Physicians.
Clyde Yancy, MD, MSc, chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the field.
David Cella, PhD, chair of Medical Social Sciences, received the Gustav O. Lienhard Award from the National Academy of Medicine for his work to measure and apply patient-reported outcomes in healthcare.