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Faculty Resources

The mission of the Faculty Development office through the Department of Medicine is to support career growth and development at all career levels. We believe that our faculty are critical to achieving and maintaining a leadership position among academic medical centers. Learn how we support our faculty in the work they do today and in developing personalized and rewarding careers. Explore campus resources or contact our staff to make an appointment.

Explore Campus Resources

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine creates an environment where faculty can make their own path. This site highlights the programs, services and resources available to assist faculty as they develop their career.
Career Development

Meet Our Coaches

A strong mentoring and coaching culture leads to a richer research environment through heightened communication skills, career planning and collaborative science. Meet a coach or request coaching through our newly-launched Faculty Coaching program.
Peer Coaching


As a faculty member at the Feinberg School of Medicine, it's important for you to know and understand the type of faculty appointment you have, as this determines the criteria you must meet to be eligible for reappointment and/or promotion. Learn more about the types of faculty appointments at Northwestern.
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Promotions & Tenure

Faculty are evaluated for promotion or tenure based on the criteria established by their career track. This information guide is updated regularly and intended to provide transparency and assist faculty members in planning for and successfully achieving promotion and/or tenure.
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Faculty Wellness Program

Feinberg administration recognizes that many stressors are present in any workplace and wants to ensure that assistance is available for those in need.  Learn more about some of the campus programs designed to offer support:

Learn More about our Commitment to Wellness

Diversity & Inclusion

The Diversity and Cultural Affairs Council of the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine was created with the following mission:

  • To provide a comprehensive array of diversity initiatives designed to sensitize trainees and faculty members to multicultural issues.
  • To ensure students, residents and attending physicians provide culturally sensitive care.
  • To create an environment of inclusion that welcomes and supports people of varying backgrounds.
Learn More about our Commitment to Diversity

Employee Benefits: Northwestern Medical Group

Learn more about the benefits offered by Northwestern Medicine (requires NM log in), by visiting the MyNM Service center.
NM Faculty Benefits (Requires NMI Login)

NM Physician Forum

The NM Physician Forum is your source for news, policy updates, clinical research, upcoming events, continuing education, and more.  Learn more at the link below (requires NM login).
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Continuing Education

Learn more about some of the continuing education events offered by Feinberg.
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Faculty Development Events

Attend a seminar or educational event; learn more about what's happening on campus.
Attend an Event

Department News

Keep up with recent developments in the Department.
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Cybele Ghossein, MD

Cybele Ghossein, MD

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)
Vice Chair - Faculty Affairs

Academic Affairs

cybele.ghossein( at )

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Gary J. Martin, MD

Gary J. Martin, MD

Raymond J. Langenbach, M.D. Professor of Internal Medicine
Senior Vice Chair

Academic Affairs

gary.martin( at )

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