Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine

About Us

Dedicated to the future of care

The Department of Medicine provides residents with a thorough, broad-based education while giving patients individualized care through Feinberg-affiliated hospitals and care sites and conducting high-level basic and clinical research through our 12 specialized internal medicine divisions.

“As with everything we do, whether at the bedside, in the classroom or in the laboratory, we are constantly striving for excellence.”

Douglas E. Vaughan, MD

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What We Do

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Samuel I Stupp, PhD

Professor of McCormick School of Engineering, Medicine (Endocrinology) and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Samuel Stupp's research is focused on self-assembly and supramolecular materials with special emphasis in regenerative medicine, organic electronics, solar energy, and cancer therapies.

Mita S Goel, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Dr. Sanghavi Goel has been on faculty at Northwestern since 2004, following her Internal Medicine Residency and Chief Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and her Fellowship in General Medicine at the combined Harvard General Medicine Program.

Frank J Palella, MD

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

HIV infection, Sexually-transmitted diseases

Stephen L Adams, MD

Professor of Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Eric W Boberg, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

patient needs assessment, web-based patient information and support

Marc A Sala, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

My primary goal is to provide compassionate, evidence-based care to people with lung diseases or in the ICU. I am a board-certified pulmonologist and intensivist and have sub-specialty interests in cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, and lung transplant. During my fellowship, I acquired experience in laboratory science under Jing Liu, PhD, and firmly believe advancement of excellent medicine is only possible through scientific research. To that end, I spend a portion of my time committed to research of lung disease biology.

Robert C Kern, MD

Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Medicine (Allergy and Immunology)

Sinus problems, trans nasal resection of skull base tumors, snoring and sleep apnea, Taste and smell disorders

Neil J Stone, MD

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Preventive Medicine

Lipid metabolism, cardiovascular nutrition; premature coronary heart disease

Arthur M Mandelin, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

My clinical research interests are in the field of musculoskeletal ultrasonography, specifically ultrasound-guided minimally invasive synovial biopsies.

Maria Rosario Ferreira, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at Northwestern

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