Forty new members were inducted into Northwestern’s chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society during a ceremony on March 12.
First-year students donned their white coats for the first time at Founders’ Day, an annual event that celebrates the incoming medical students and the history of the medical school.
Feinberg faculty and fourth-year medical students gathered to recognize clinical and academic achievement at the sixth annual Honors Day, held May 19.
George Freigeh was one of 14 medical students chosen for Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics, to participate in a two-week program in Germany and Poland using the conduct of physicians in Nazi-occupied Europe as a way to reflect on medical ethics today.
Northwestern’s Alpha Omega Alpha honor society chapter inducted 36 new members in a ceremony held at the University Club in downtown Chicago, counting students, residents, fellows and staff among the new inductees.
Charity Smith, first-year student in the Master’s in Prosthetics and Orthotics degree program, and Michael Hoggatt, second-year student in the program, were selected to receive the International African American Prosthetic and Orthotic Coalition Sam D. Benson Scholarship.
At Driskill Day, students, alumni and faculty gathered to showcase research and celebrate excellence throughout the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences.
Founders’ Day, an annual Feinberg tradition, welcomed the incoming class of first-year medical students and marked the official beginning of the school year.
Quentin Youmans, MD, a second-year resident in internal medicine, received the Leadership Award, and Elsy Compres, a second-year medical student, received the Minority Scholars Award from the American Medical Association Foundation.
Michael Musharbash, a second-year medical student, has received a Schweitzer Fellowship to implement educational services for LGBT and homeless youth at the Center on Halsted.