Feinberg medical and physical therapy students organized a hands-on learning workshop and guided students from underrepresented backgrounds in high school and college through a research project as part of the six-week Health Professions Recruitment & Exposure Program (HPREP).
Clyde Yancy, MD, Magerstadt Professor and chief of Medicine-Cardiology, has been named Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, a newly created position that highlights the school’s commitment to an inclusive community of students, residents, fellows and faculty from diverse backgrounds.
Claude Steele, PhD, author of One Book One Northwestern selection “Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do,” spoke to students about navigating stereotype threat as professionals.
Second-year physician assistant student Shanta Clark returned home to complete her family medicine rotation with her American Indian tribe, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, and its Department of Health Services in Southwestern Michigan.
The Northwestern community celebrates the civil rights leader’s achievements during a week and a half of events, which included a panel discussion Thursday about institutional mistrust and how healthcare and legal systems can connect with patients and clients from disenfranchised communities.
A new pipeline program promotes mentorship and networking for students, residents and faculty members from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in medicine, with the goal of preparing medical students for residency and future careers.
First-year graduate students arrive on campus to pursue degrees from the Driskill Graduate Program in the Life Sciences, Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, Medical Scientist Training Program, and more.
Kimberly Golden, MD, a third-year pathology resident, was presented with the 2014 Marco Ellis Legacy Award for her extraordinary contributions to the McGaw Diversity Council.
Student groups came together to showcase diversity at Feinberg and to raise money for the free community clinics coordinated and staffed in part by medical students and faculty.