NU AID and Child Family Health International partnered to provide a global health immersion program for second- and fourth-year Feinberg students in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. During this year’s program, students focused on maternal-child health, partnering with local midwives to learn about the healthcare challenges that women in the community face.
Introduction to the Profession week, held August 10 through August 15, is meant to familiarize the new class of medical students with the practical aspects of Feinberg and to the themes of professionalism and professional identity they will encounter throughout their medical education and career as physicians.
The 161 members of the Class of 2016 entered their first year of medical school in August 2012. Members of the class have a collective total of 78 undergraduate majors, ranging from biomedical engineering to political science, speak 26 different languages, and hail from 33 states and nine foreign countries.
Determined to get an edge in a difficult job market, 50 doctoral students in science and engineering at Northwestern University are honing their real-world management skills this summer in an eight-week leadership program drawing on coursework from the Kellogg School of Management core MBA curriculum.
The Department of Medicine’s Physician-Scientist Training Program (PSTP) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is designed for students entering an internship with a combined MD/PhD or an MD degree with a record of intensive research experience. Third-year Resident Whitney Stevens, MD, PhD, shares her experiences in the program.
Raymond Glassenberg, MD, associate professor in anesthesiology, has developed iLarynx, an iPad app that uses a three-dimensional representation of the human airway to teach intubation.
Medical students extend their classroom education by interacting with patients, residents, and physcians during shadowing experiences.
To encourage interest in the study of physical therapy, The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences created the Northwestern University Pre-Physical Therapy Scholars Program, an early Doctor of Physical Therapy acceptance program for high-achieving Northwestern students with a demonstrated commitment to a career in the field.
Third-year medical students received their white coats on July 3 to symbolize their transition from the classroom to the clinic.
Open to investigators with all levels of qualitative research experience, a new collaborative group led by experienced researchers in the field, and sponsored by the Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators and Faculty Affairs, is providing peer mentorship and dialogue on the topic.