Every Sunday, volunteer medical students and attending physicians provide primary care services at the Devon Clinic, a free health clinic that serves a predominantly uninsured, South Asian population.
Students performed a series of skits poking fun at the medical school experience at the 38th annual performance of In Vivo, Feinberg’s sketch comedy and variety show, which raised money for Chicago House.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and SNMA hosted a talk to promote awareness and discuss the public health response at Standing Rock, North Dakota.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, along with experts from medicine, law and government, gathered to discuss the current opioid crisis at the 2016 Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium.
The medical school’s annual Global Health Days event featured presentations on student research conducted around the world, as well as expert discussions on healthcare in Africa and HIV/AIDS treatment.
Northwestern hosted the inaugural State of LGBT Health Symposium, bringing together scientists, policymakers and community members to discuss how federal resources are being mobilized to improve the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and gender-nonconforming people.
Medical students combined their experiences from prior careers as consultants and excitement for medicine to start a student group that develops solutions for community health clinics in Chicago.
First-year physician assistant students established a service and philanthropy competition among their class to share their experiences and give back to the community, donating items to a food drive, donating blood and volunteering with community organizations.
The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing is the first research institute in the United States established university-wide that is focused exclusively on LGBT health.
Northwestern Medicine physicians and students came together to pack and ship a container of supplies for cancer education and treatment to a rural hospital in Tanzania.