Michael Musharbash, a second-year medical student, has received a Schweitzer Fellowship to implement educational services for LGBT and homeless youth at the Center on Halsted.
Feinberg medical students recently traveled to Atlanta, participating in the Student National Medical Association’s annual Medical Education Conference, in order to support health equity efforts and to help recruit a diverse student body.
Medical students in the Fein Yarns and Healing Threads student group work with patients at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago on their fine motor skills through knitting, and making baby hats for underserved patient populations.
As part of their community health project, first-year medical students presented on the barriers populations in different Chicago neighborhoods face to lead healthy lives.
Every Sunday, volunteer medical students and attending physicians provide primary care services at the Devon Clinic, a free health clinic that serves a predominantly uninsured, South Asian population.
Students performed a series of skits poking fun at the medical school experience at the 38th annual performance of In Vivo, Feinberg’s sketch comedy and variety show, which raised money for Chicago House.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and SNMA hosted a talk to promote awareness and discuss the public health response at Standing Rock, North Dakota.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, along with experts from medicine, law and government, gathered to discuss the current opioid crisis at the 2016 Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium.
The medical school’s annual Global Health Days event featured presentations on student research conducted around the world, as well as expert discussions on healthcare in Africa and HIV/AIDS treatment.
Northwestern hosted the inaugural State of LGBT Health Symposium, bringing together scientists, policymakers and community members to discuss how federal resources are being mobilized to improve the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and gender-nonconforming people.