First-year medical students donned their white coats for the first time at Founders’ Day, an annual event that celebrates incoming medical students and marks the official start of the academic year.
On April 7 and 8, more than 200 prospective medical students visited Feinberg for a “Second Look” at the medical school. The two-day event allowed admitted students to get a feel for life at Feinberg by attending seminars, touring campus and meeting with current students and faculty.
Founders’ Day welcomes first-year medical students to campus, honors Feinberg’s founders and marks the official start of the academic year.
At Feinberg’s annual Second Look event, admitted students get a taste of life at Feinberg by attending seminars, touring campus and meeting with current students and faculty.
During just their second week of class, first-year medical students are introduced to the unique responsibilities of a career in medicine, through Introduction to the Profession Week.
Feinberg has maintained its standing among the best research-oriented medical schools in the country, placing 17th in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Roopal Kundu, ’01 MD, ’02 GME, associate professor in Dermatology and Medical Education, has been named associate dean for admissions, effective September 1.
A group of nearly 300 students in Feinberg’s MD, Physician Assistant and Doctor of Physical Therapy programs, plus nursing students from DePaul University, participated in the schools’ first-ever interprofessional teamwork learning initiative.
Feinberg has moved up two spots to become the 17th best medical school in the country for research, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Northwestern University ranks 10th among worldwide institutions with the most highly cited researchers in 2015. The Thomson Reuters analysis includes nine Feinberg faculty members.