Students performed a series of skits satirizing the medical school experience at “In Vivo Goes Paperless,” the 39th annual performance of In Vivo, Feinberg’s sketch comedy and variety show.
Browsing: Community Engagement
Mamta Swaroop, MD, associate professor of Surgery, leads the Chicago South Side Trauma First Responders Course, a free program giving Chicago community members the tools to render first aid to trauma victims.
Recent activities gave medical students the opportunity to learn about the diverse backgrounds of their patients and to develop cross-cultural communication skills, including a community visit to Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood.
Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, ’06 GME, the George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology, will receive the 2017 Marion Spencer Fay Award in recognition of her contributions to women’s health, health equity and national health policy.
Michael Musharbash, a second-year medical student, has received a Schweitzer Fellowship to implement educational services for LGBT and homeless youth at the Center on Halsted.
Feinberg’s “pipeline programs” help underrepresented high school and undergraduate students explore and prepare for careers in medicine and science.
Feinberg medical students recently traveled to Atlanta, participating in the Student National Medical Association’s annual Medical Education Conference, in order to support health equity efforts and to help recruit a diverse student body.
Medical students in the Fein Yarns and Healing Threads student group work with patients at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago on their fine motor skills through knitting, and making baby hats for underserved patient populations.
As part of their community health project, first-year medical students presented on the barriers populations in different Chicago neighborhoods face to lead healthy lives.
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.