Several research projects focused on addressing gaps in the medical care of diverse populations are underway at the Center for Primary Care Innovation, funded by a $3.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
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.
U.S. News & World Report recognized three Northwestern Medicine hospitals in its 2017-18 rankings of America’s Best Hospitals. The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab once again earned the top spot among rehabilitation hospitals in the country, and Lurie Children’s ranked first among children’s hospitals in Illinois.
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.
Northwestern recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the creation of the Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety program, the first graduate-level program in the field.
Northwestern scientists and clinicians are using wearable technology to gather a wealth of novel information about patients and to devise innovative ways to treat and prevent disease.
Veterans Affairs hospitals outperformed civilian hospitals on most measures of quality and patient safety, but scored lower on indicators of patient experience, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
Feinberg’s inaugural Medical Humanities and Bioethics Conference brought together faculty, students, staff and alumni to showcase the wide range of research taking place throughout the medical school.
OncoSET, the flagship clinical and research program of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, combines oncology with genomic sequencing to provide cutting-edge cancer care personalized for each patient.
Women who underwent autologous breast reconstruction following a mastectomy reported greater psychosocial and sexual well-being than those who chose implant-based reconstruction, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.