Denise Monti, a student in the MD/MPH degree program helped organize the Chicago programming for the National Youth Leadership Forum, a week-long career exploration program for high school students.
The Women’s Health Science Program, now in its 11th year, provides hands-on laboratory and clinical experiences to young women who are considering careers in science and medicine.
MD/PhD student Emma Gargus is engaged in research designing biomaterials for use in ovarian health and works to advocate for diversity and inclusion in medicine.
Improving recruitment and data collection is a central area of focus for Northwestern’s Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, the largest LGBT health-focused research center in the country.
Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, the George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology, has received the National Science Foundation’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
Samantha Schroth, a second-year MD/PhD student, shares how she advocates for people of all abilities and disabilities, including by organizing a “Day in a Wheelchair” activity for her fellow classmates.
Students, residents, faculty and staff recently traveled to San Francisco to attend the Student National Medical Association annual conference for current and future underrepresented minority medical students.
During spring break, the medical school welcomed undergraduate students for a pipeline program designed to nurture future medical students from underrepresented backgrounds.
Lesbian and gay youth showed significantly less psychological distress and were buffered against the negative effects of bullying and victimization when in a relationship.