The Northwestern McGaw Underrepresented Resident & Fellow Forum (NMURFF) hosted a seminar for medical students in all years of training from Student National Medical Association and Latino Medical Student Association chapters from all Chicago medical schools. It was an open forum for students to ask questions about residency including: the application process; how to prepare applications; how to seek mentorship prior to and during residency; and what to expect during life as a resident. Hosting this unique seminar allows NU to stand out among other Chicago-area programs.
According to Dr. Keenan Hawkins, co-chair of the Department of Medicine's Diversity and Cultural Affairs Council, "I am sure that the students left with an incredible amount of insight that they did not already have."
Internal Medicine residents Rachel Issaka, Ike Okwuosa, Tonye Teme, and Lakiea Wright along with faculty members Stevie Mazyck, Keenan Hawkins, and Peter Sporn were in attendance.