Faculty, staff, trainees and students gathered to share knowledge and participate in workshops examining the future of medical education during Feinberg’s 13th annual Medical Education Day, held September 27.
Bethany Ekesa, associate director of Feinberg’s Sponsored Project and Research Catalysts (SPARC) team, was selected as the recipient of the 2023 Jean E. Shedd University Citizenship Award.
Feinberg principal investigators secured $706 million in research funding and awards during the 2022-23 fiscal year, which is a nearly nine percent increase over the previous year, and the largest amount in the school’s history.
David Cella, PhD, professor of Medical Social Sciences, has been named the winner of the 2023 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education.
The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study has received a 10-year $11 million grant renewal from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health.
Santhanam Suresh, MD, MBA, ’91 GME, professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology and a professor of Pediatrics, has been named the recipient of this year’s Excellence in Education Award, given by the American Society of Anesthesiologists.
Dimitri Krainc, MD, the chair and Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor of Neurology and director of the Simpson Querrey Center for Neurogenetics, has been elected president of the American Neurological Association (ANA).
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University has received a renewed five-year $10.8 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute for the Lurie Cancer Center to advance translational research and improve outcomes for patients with brain cancer.
Marlise Pierre-Wright, ‘22 MD, MPA, an internal medicine resident at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and former medical student, has been awarded a multi-institutional grant for her project that will bolster trauma-informed care curriculum and training for residents.
Navdeep Chandel, PhD, the David W. Cugell, MD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care and of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, has been named a recipient of the 2023 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.