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.
As part of their Health and Society coursework, medical students met with policy leaders to learn how implementing better health policies can improve the overall health of communities.
Student group Queers and Allies recently celebrated the release of the medical school’s first annual OutList, one of many programs and resources it facilitates to promote acceptance of LGBT individuals at Feinberg and to improve health within the LGBT community.