Two Feinberg faculty members in the Department of Medical Education have been honored with awards for humanism in medicine and teaching from the Association of American Medical Colleges. (AAMC).
Kayla Giger, a first-year medical student, shared her thoughts about her first week of medical school and, in the future, working with Feinberg’s Education Centered Medical Home clinics.
Erick Masias, a first-year medical student, reflected on his first week at Feinberg and shared what he’s looking forward to over the next four years.
When the 160 students of the Class of 2024 stepped onto campus in August, they entered a new world of medical education.
Diane B. Wayne, MD, has indicated that she would like to step down as vice-dean for medical education; Marianne Green, MD, will succeed her. Sandra Sanguino, MD, MPH, has been named senior associate dean for Medical Education, and Joshua Goldstein, MD, has been elevated to senior associate dean for graduate medical education.
Medical schools can help combat discrimination by creating safe spaces for underrepresented minority (URM) medical students, according to Quentin Youmans, ’15 MD, who founded the STRIVE program which connects URM medical students at Feinberg with URM resident mentors.
The persistence of SARS-Cov-2 may fundamentally alter the landscape of medical education and hospital training, according to a Northwestern Medicine editorial published in Science Advances.
Feinberg celebrated the MD Class of 2020 at the school’s 161st commencement ceremony, which was held virtually this year through Zoom on May 18.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the state of Illinois’ stay-at-home order, Feinberg transformed nearly its entire medical school curriculum to be delivered online. Online learning efforts include virtual simulation courses, telehealth visits, virtual standardized patient exams and online team-based active learning activities.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine students have organized a volunteer effort among medical students and graduate students to help support health care workers, older community members at higher risk for COVID-19 and working parents during the pandemic.