The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing convened scientists, policymakers, community organizations and LGBTQ+ community members to discuss the inclusion and advancement of LGBTQ+ individuals in STEM fields for its annual State of Sexual and Gender Minority Health Symposium, held in Washington, D.C..
Browsing: Community Engagement
In partnership with the Illinois and Wisconsin Associations of Free and Charitable Clinics, third-year medical students Raj Dalal, Melissa Bak and their peers have created a data tool that estimates the value free and charitable clinics provide to patients and the healthcare sector.
Feinberg medical students came together on March 12 to organize a one-day interactive workshop for community high schoolers with an interest in pursuing a career in medicine.
The Northwestern Medicine Scholars program helps local high school students learn about potential careers in medicine as physicians and scientists through participating in hands-on training sessions, educational seminars and networking opportunities.
The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing hosted its annual Pride Panel in celebration of Pride month, held virtually on June 14.
PA students Nicole Pinakidis and Kristin Brennan recently put their emergency care skills to use to help save a person’s life during this year’s Chicago Half Marathon.
As part of their second-year MD curriculum, a group of Feinberg students recently designed and implemented a community quality improvement project on food insecurity.
Medical students performed comedy skits and musical numbers that satirized the medical school experience at In Vivo, Feinberg’s annual sketch comedy and variety show.
On November 5, students in the Master of Prosthetics & Orthotics (MPO) program through Northwestern’s Prosthetics-Orthotics Center constructed more than 50 braces for teddy bears gifted to pediatric patients at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Three first-year students in Feinberg’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program have been awarded scholarships from The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program.