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  • 09.25.2018

    At the eighth annual Medical Education Day, Feinberg faculty, students and staff gathered to celebrate and advance medical education through workshops, lectures and an awards reception.

  • 05.01.2018

    Over 450 alumni and guests attended Feinberg’s 2018 Alumni Weekend, to reconnect and see how the medical school has changed since they graduated.

  • 01.11.2018

    Trinity International University's bioethics colloquium series for 2018 will examine the availability of quality health care through a series of three presentations from January through March.

    "This year's programs are devoted to the vexing questions of who should receive access to health care, why the voices of certain groups tend to be neglected, and what the church has to offer in the face of today's challenges," said John Kilner, director of bioethics degree programs at Trinity. "Each of the three evenings will feature a Christian leader in bioethics addressing a controversial issue."

    Kilner, who is also professor of bioethics and contemporary culture at Trinity, will present "Why Do People with Disabilities Receive Less Access to Health Care?" as the lead-off address Jan. 23.

    "A Christian voice in contemporary culture is desperately needed if such vulnerable groups are not to be unfairly disadvantaged," Kilner said.

    The final presentation March 20 will feature Mayo Clinic ethics pioneer C. Christopher Hook. A senior fellow at Trinity's Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, Hook will present "Rights of Conscience in Health Care," a look at the difficult issue of whether or not health care professionals can ethically refuse to participate in practices they consider unethical. It will be the inaugural presentation of the endowed annual endowed Trinity Bioethics Lectureship.

    All three presentations begin at 7 p.m. in Kantzer Auditorium on Trinity's Deerfield campus. Each session will include a discussion period and refreshments. The public is invited, and there is no admission charge.

  • 12.12.2017
    Gopi Astik, MD, and Rachel Cyrus, MD, both physicians at Northwestern Memorial Hospital have been named to ACP Hospitalist's annual top hospitalists list. Dr. Astik and Dr. Cyrus were nominated by their colleagues and chosen by ACP Hospitalist's editorial board for their accomplishments in areas of hospitalist practice such as patient care, quality improvement and medical education.
  • 10.20.2017

    A new study published in Academic Medicine reports early outcomes on student achievement, confidence and engagement after the medical school’s curriculum redesign.

  • 10.04.2017

    Feinberg faculty, students and staff gathered to recognize medical education through workshops, lectures and presentations at the seventh annual Medical Education Day.

  • 09.26.2017

    The school year’s first TIME talk, a monthly lecture series at Feinberg on innovations in medical education, was dedicated to reducing gender disparities in the field of surgery.

  • 08.21.2017

    Frontline caregivers practiced breaking bad news to simulated patients in an interactive workshop broadcast from Feinberg’s Simulation Lab to four other Northwestern Medicine locations.

  • 08.17.2017

    First-year medical students shadowed a wide variety of medical professionals, part of Introduction to the Profession week.

  • 07.03.2017

    A recent seminar explored the topic of innovation in medical education and the role of mastery learning in training of the next generation of physicians.

  • 05.31.2017

    Jeffrey Barsuk, ’99 MD, ’02 GME, ’10 MS, professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine and of Medical Education, was recently recognized for his innovative research into simulation-based mastery learning.

  • 05.08.2017

    Feinberg’s inaugural Medical Humanities and Bioethics Conference brought together faculty, students, staff and alumni to showcase the wide range of research taking place throughout the medical school.

  • 04.04.2017

    Jeffrey Barsuk is awarded the 2017 Society of Hospital Medicine's (SHM) Excellence in Research Award.

    The SHM bestows its annual Awards of Excellence that recognize practitioners across skill sets. The awards are meant to honor SHM members “whose exemplary contributions to the hospital medicine movement deserve acknowledgment and respect,” according to the society’s website.

  • 12.05.2016

    Bruce Henschen, ’12 MD, ’12 MPH, ’15 GME, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, has received the Thomas Hale Ham Award for New Investigators.

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