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.
Browsing: Community Engagement
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.
Second-year medical student Veronica Zheng is the co-founder of the “Walk with a Future Doc” program, which connects community members and Feinberg medical students to discuss important health topics while taking weekly walks in Chicago parks.
A new partnership of five universities integrates community needs with academic learning.
Supporting research projects that partner scientists and individuals with diverse lived experiences is an area of growth for the research enterprise. At Feinberg, Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) is helping move that needle forward.