Northwestern faculty members have been chosen for induction into two prominent medical organizations: the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.
Third-year medical student Ben Peipert co-founded Second Opinions, a student-run pro-bono consulting group, and brings his consulting skills to his research on quality of life in endocrine disorders.
Karl Bilimoria, MD, ’08 MS, ’10 GME, director of the Northwestern Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, has been elected president of the Association for Academic Surgery.
A Northwestern Medicine study found women in surgical residencies work more hours and experience greater rates of burnout compared to their male peers.
A team of scientists has demonstrated a novel approach to delivering cancer drugs directly to tumor cells, through gold nanoparticles that can be remotely triggered to release therapies.
Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period.
A new study finds that racial and ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplantation have significantly increased over the last two decades, highlighting the need for national efforts to reduce disparities.
Women with invasive breast cancer who were treated with an aggressive lymph node removal saw no survival benefit compared to those who received a less invasive procedure, according to a new clinical trial.
Mamta Swaroop, MD, associate professor of Surgery, leads the Chicago South Side Trauma First Responders Course, a free program giving Chicago community members the tools to render first aid to trauma victims.
The school year’s first TIME talk, a monthly lecture series at Feinberg on innovations in medical education, was dedicated to reducing gender disparities in the field of surgery.