Feinberg recently welcomed dozens of new PhD students to campus, including students in the Driskill Graduate Program in the Life Sciences and the Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program.
Recent activities gave medical students the opportunity to learn about the diverse backgrounds of their patients and to develop cross-cultural communication skills, including a community visit to Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood.
Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD, has been named the new director of Feinberg’s Medical Scientist Training Program; Melissa Brown, PhD, has been named associate director of advising and Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD, the associate director of admissions for the program.
The Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling expanded from 14 to 20 students per class, preparing graduates for careers in various genetic counseling fields, including clinical, industry, research and public policy.
Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the biomedical field gathered for an all-day symposium dedicated to showcasing research and exploring career options.
Wenyuan Zhou, a second-year MD and MPH student, recently completed a summer internship in Havana, Cuba, where she learned about prevention in the Cuban healthcare system.
First-year medical students shadowed a wide variety of medical professionals, part of Introduction to the Profession week.
Founders’ Day, an annual Feinberg tradition, welcomed the incoming class of first-year medical students and marked the official beginning of the school year.
As part of medical students’ Introduction to the Profession week, rapper and motivational speaker David Rush opened up to first-year medical students about his experiences during treatment for kidney disease.
Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS, associate professor of Surgery, found growing acceptance of new flexible shift lengths in a national survey of surgical residents.