Fourth-year medical student Daniel Sasson was a lead author of a study which found that transgender and non-binary adolescents who received top surgery demonstrated improved perceptions of chest dysphoria, gender congruence and body image.
A new grant will fund the hiring of 15 new tenure-track faculty, along with tactics to ensure the success of faculty members from underrepresented populations.
The most common test to measure a person’s lung function may be missing many people with impaired lung health, according to a new study.
Rosalia Garcia and Kristin Brennan, students in the PA Program, lead the Shades of Purple program, a bimonthly discussion group that covers the intricacies of care for differently abled or diverse patients.
The McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University hosted its second annual Health Equity Week, a series of panel discussions highlighting the roots of healthcare disparities and how clinicians and scientists are working to find solutions.
Tameka Brannon, previously senior program administrator for the Northwestern University Center for Outcomes Research and Education, has been named director of Feinberg’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
On April 7 and 8, more than 200 prospective medical students visited Feinberg for a “Second Look” at the medical school. The two-day event allowed admitted students to get a feel for life at Feinberg by attending seminars, touring campus and meeting with current students and faculty.
Feinberg celebrated the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Dream Week, featuring a candlelight vigil, an oratorical contest and conversations with Nikole Hannah-Jones.
Second-year medical student Anahita Iyer is the co-founder and current president of Feinberg’s South Asian Medical Student Association, which fosters community and provides mentorship for Feinberg medical students of South Asian descent.
New assistant dean for medical education Linda Suleiman, MD, weaves health equity into her curriculum goals and her own career as an orthopaedic surgeon.