Hundreds of Northwestern Medicine leaders, physicians, trainees, students, administrators and healthcare workers knelt for 10 minutes outside of Prentice Women’s Hospital on Friday, June 5. The White Coats For Black Lives event was a solemn moment for the community to remember and honor George Floyd, to stand against racial injustice, and to express solidarity with those who suffer from racial discrimination.
Fueling Our Communities, started by a group of fourth-year medical students, has been working to address food insecurity among vulnerable patient populations in Chicago.
Children with COVID-19 experience severe illness less frequently than adults, but the disease can still be dangerous, according to a recent study.
Students are conducting telehealth visits and reaching out to patients at high risk of complications from COVID-19, part of the transition of the Education Centered Medical Home to virtual care.
A new method of delivering radiation during whole brain radiotherapy could reduce neurotoxicity without compromising effectiveness, according to a new study.
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that the percentage of Americans who received primary care — especially those who were male, younger, of minority backgrounds or who lived in the southern region of the United States — significantly decreased between 2002 and 2015.
A one-of-a-kind drug created to treat a single patient passed a crucial test at Northwestern, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Measuring atrial fibrillation through implanted devices like pacemakers can identify patients at risk for stroke, according to a recent study.
Women surgical residents suffer more mistreatment than men, which leads to a higher burnout rate and more suicidal thoughts among female residents, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Gregory Brisson, MD, discussed how peer evaluation among physicians could enhance the patient referral process in a recent NEJM editorial.