In honor of National Women’s Health Week, which runs now through Saturday, May 19, the American Medical Women’s Association, American Medical Student Association, and Medical Students for Choice are raising money for the Chicago Women’s Health Center by selling women’s health t-shirts for $15 and lapel pins for $3. Donations are also welcome.
The Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators (FAME) hosted its first-ever curriculum development symposium May 2-3. The event included workshops, brown-bag lectures, and personal consultations.
Four Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine faculty members were honored over the weekend with election into the Association of American Physicians and American Society for Clinical Investigation.
Members of the student organization Nclude take part each month in Teen Night at the RIC, an event that brings together youths between the ages of 12 and 17, many of whom suffer from cerebral palsy.
The Office of Admissions at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine hosted its annual Second Look event for prospective students April 12-13.
Paul Jansson, a first year medical student, was volunteering at an aid station at the 2012 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle on Sunday, March 25, when a 63-year-old man suffered sudden cardiac arrest at mile three.
Muthu Vaduganathan, a fourth year medical student at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, was awarded a $2,500 grant from the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation’s Seed Grant Research Program.
Feinberg’s Icebergs, part of the student group Nclude, participated in Chicago’s 12th Annual Polar Plunge to raise money for Special Olympics.
In recognition of Health Disparities Week, the student-led Health Disparities Task Force ran a program for medical students and faculty offering a week of lunchtime speakers focused on health equity issues.
A Northwestern Medicine program for mentoring urban minority high-school girls for college and careers in science and health was awarded the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.