CA-3 Resident Katherine Koniuch, MD, selected for Project Ear GHI in the Dominican Republic
CA-3 resident Katherine Koniuch, MD, anesthesiology, was selected to participate in “Project Ear”, a global health initiative in the Dominican Republic from Feb 27-March 6, 2016. Project EAR is a non-profit, humanitarian outreach program that provides otolaryngological health care to the underserved population of the Dominican Republic.
Image submitted by postdoctoral fellows wins first place in the 2015 Northwestern Scientific Images Contest.
A scientific image of a mouse ovarian follicle, submitted by Monica Laronda, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Feinberg and Adam Jakus, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the McCormick School of Engineering, won first place in the 2015 Northwestern Scientific Images Contest.
CA-2 Resident Hale McMichael, MD, chosen as President-Elect of ASA Resident Component
Congratulations to CA-2 resident Hale McMichael, MD, for winning the election of President-Elect of the American Society of Anesthesiologists resident component for 2015-2016.
Three students receive 2015 ACEP Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Section’s Resident/Fellow Quality Improvement Award
Josh Zimmerman (EM PGY-3), Colin McCloskey (EM PGY-4, Chief Resident), and Kory Gebhardt (EM PGY-4, Chief Resident) received the
2015 ACEP Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Section’s Resident/Fellow Quality Improvement Award for their project submission, “ED Sepsis Alert: Improving Sepsis Care in the NMH Emergency Department”.
Feinberg faculty, staff and students participated in lectures, workshops and presentations during the 5th Annual Medical Education Day.
At the Fourth Annual Driskill Day, students, faculty members and alumni gathered to present research, recognize achievement and celebrate the Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Graduate Training Program in Life Sciences.
Dustin Yoon MD Wins Best Paper at Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society Meeting
Dr. Dustin Yoon, a 5th year resident in the Vascular Surgery 0+5 residency program, was awarded the Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award at the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society annual meeting which took place earlier this month. He is the first presenter from Northwestern ever to receive the award.
Linda Suleiman, MD, a fourth-year resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, has been awarded the 2015 Marco Ellis Legacy Award for her outstanding leadership and commitment to diversity.
Nima Khavanin received the 2015 American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation Chicago-area Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship
Nima Khavanin, a fourth-year medical student, was selected as a recipient of the 2015 American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation Chicago-area Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship. This scholarship rewards academic achievement and financial need by providing $10,000 in tuition assistance to extraordinary medical students entering their fourth year of studies.
Supriya Rastogi, a second-year MD/MPH student, received a Schweitzer Fellowship to conduct a year-long project aimed at tackling racial and ethnic health disparities, with a focus on reproductive health on the South Side of Chicago.