In the Education-Centered Medical Home program, Feinberg students learn to provide primary care to vulnerable populations living in Chicago.
Northwestern Medicine professionals treated nearly 1,000 patients as part of a medical mission trip in late September.
Feinberg faculty, staff, students and community partners gathered at the inaugural IPHAM Population Health Forum to share their experience improving the health of communities in Chicago and around the world.
Alex Ayala, a second-year medical student also pursuing a master’s degree in public health, is the president of Chicago Medicine Street Outreach, a student organization that provides care and support to the homeless.
Maya Jackson-Gibson, a second-year medical student, is a leader in the groups Medical Students for Choice and the Student National Medical Association.
Stephen Whitfield, a fourth-year medical student, is involved in several organizations and initiatives to advance health equity in the Chicago area.
Sydney Doe, a third-year medical student, will receive an award from the American Public Health Association for her research exploring menstrual hygiene management in Chicago public high schools.
Led by Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, the Center for Health Equity Transformation will build research infrastructure, conduct workforce development and support community partners in the effort to advance population health equity.
A behavioral program significantly reduced the sexual risk for HIV infection among young transgender women, according to a Northwestern Medicine clinical trial.