Every member of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine community has a voice and a perspective uniquely their own. In this essay-style podcast, faculty, trainees and students read pieces they’ve written themselves, using their voices to share message, stories and insights into their lives and the field of healthcare.
When an accident that summer left her with a serious spinal cord injury, Samantha Schroth, a MD/PhD student at Feinberg, realized her true passion lay in medicine.
Suneel Kamath, MD, has perfected the art of letting people know that it is not as depressing as they think and that there is much joy, even laughter, in his work as an oncologist.
When Todd Kuiken, MD, PhD, had a stroke, he found himself in need of rehabilitation and discovered a renewed pride in his work.
In 2015, the same year the Supreme Court struck down state bans on same-sex marriage, the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing was founded at Northwestern. Center Director Brian Mustanski, PhD, recalls 2015 and the new battles his community faces in 2019.
In 2017, Mamta Swaroop, MD, decided it was time to empower Chicago communities by training bystanders to be immediate responders. In this audio essay, she shares her story.