A simple toolkit of checklists, education materials and feedback reporting improved the quality of care, but not outcomes, in a group of 60 hospitals in south India, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A checklist intervention improved the quality of childbirth care in India, but did not lead to a reduction in the death rate of mothers and newborns, according to a new study.
Nicolás Francone, a first-year medical student, combines his interests in medicine and policy to reduce inequality in care delivery and improve access to healthcare for Hispanic patients.
Samer Attar, MD, assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, was recently featured on CBS’ 60 Minutes for his volunteer work in Syria’s makeshift hospitals.
The medical school’s annual Global Health Day included a keynote address and a poster session of student research conducted around the world.
Several research projects focused on addressing gaps in the medical care of diverse populations are underway at the Center for Primary Care Innovation, funded by a $3.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Wenyuan Zhou, a second-year MD and MPH student, recently completed a summer internship in Havana, Cuba, where she learned about prevention in the Cuban healthcare system.
Fourth-year medical student Kyle Yoo has been selected as a Fogarty Global Health Fellow and will travel to Kerala, India to study the interplay between management practices and acute cardiac care.
As the first place winner of Northwestern University’s 4th Annual Intramural Global Health Case Competition, earlier this year, Max Wang, MPH, first-year MD/PhD student, and his team traveled to Emory University for the international competition.
Matthew Doerfler, a second-year medical student, majored in biomedical engineering as an undergrad, and now brings those skills to his global health research at Feinberg.