Veterans Affairs-supported tuition aid for military veterans enrolling in medical school covers a smaller proportion of tuition compared to aid for other graduate programs, according to a recently published Northwestern Medicine study.
Students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty from Northwestern and beyond gathered at the eighth annual Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences Training Day to share scientific results and methods and to network with colleagues.
New PhD students from around the world have arrived on campus, joining the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences (DGP), Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program (NUIN), Clinical Psychology PhD Program and the Health Sciences Integrated PhD (HSIP) program.
Feinberg has been awarded a prestigious O’Brien Kidney Center from The National Institutes of Health to expand research into the prevention and treatment of kidney diseases.
Kosta Nicolozakes, a MD/PhD student, is past president of the Medical Scientist Training Program Student Council and continues to play an active role in organizations at Feinberg and beyond.
Denise Monti, a student in the MD/MPH degree program helped organize the Chicago programming for the National Youth Leadership Forum, a week-long career exploration program for high school students.
The Women’s Health Science Program, now in its 11th year, provides hands-on laboratory and clinical experiences to young women who are considering careers in science and medicine.
Michelle Byrne, MD, MPH, a resident in family medicine at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded a new, five-year $11.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to advance translational brain cancer research.
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.