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.
Treating mild hypothyroidism during pregnancy does not lead to improved cognitive functioning in children through five years of age, according to a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Testosterone treatment in older men reduced anemia but did not improve cognitive function, and was associated with a significant increase in arterial plaque, according to Northwestern Medicine clinical trials.
Every Sunday, volunteer medical students and attending physicians provide primary care services at the Devon Clinic, a free health clinic that serves a predominantly uninsured, South Asian population.
A passion for senior care brought Lee Lindquist, ’00 MD, ’03 ’05 GME, ’05 MPH, ’10 MBA, to Northwestern as a first-year medical student in 1996 and has kept her here for two decades.
A drug called ustekinumab significantly improved symptoms for patients with moderate to severe Crohn’s disease, according to Northwestern Medicine clinical trials published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Second-year medical student Arianna Yanes recently published an editorial in JAMA Internal Medicine about incorporating firearm safety into the medical school curricula.