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.
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.
Frontline caregivers practiced breaking bad news to simulated patients in an interactive workshop broadcast from Feinberg’s Simulation Lab to four other Northwestern Medicine locations.
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.
Fourth-year medical student Kyle Yoo has been selected as a Fogarty Global Health Fellow and will travel to Kerala, India to study the interplay between management practices and acute cardiac care.
Almost 70 percent of questions on the American Board of Internal Medicine’s Maintenance of Certification exam concurred with the frequency of conditions seen in general internal medicine practice, according to a JAMA study.