Welcome to the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University website. McGaw is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation that sponsors, administers and supports graduate medical education. It is the administrative link to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the hospitals that make up the training consortium.
Our mission: McGaw is committed to fostering safe learning and well-being in a culture emphasizing the progressive evolution of Graduate Medical Education training by ensuring excellent teaching, innovative research, and the personal and intellectual growth of its residents and fellows dedicated to the highest possible standards of clinical patient care in a diverse academic community.
The Graduate Medical Education Office provides administrative support to over 1,100 residents and fellows who are enrolled in over 200 accredited and non-accredited programs in McGaw.
Training at Northwestern
Our campus is in the heart of Chicago — a vibrant, multicultural city with much to experience and enjoy. Our programs offer diverse clinical experiences with some of the top professionals in their field and prepare physicians for professional success.
Learn more about McGaw via the links below.
Discover ways for alumni to get involved with McGaw.
- Contact Us
Connect with our leadership, staff and affiliated hospital administration.
- Graduate Medical Education Committee
Meet committee members; understand GMEC responsibilities.
- Dean’s Message
Meet our dean for Graduate Medical Education, Joshua Goldstein, MD, and learn more about his goals for our center.
- Program Directory
Connect with Northwestern residency and fellowship program personnel.
- News, Announcements and Awards
Learn more from our residents and fellows.
Browse our calendar to learn about upcoming events.
About Our Benefactor
McGaw was chartered in 1966 thanks in part to the generosity of the late Foster G. and Mary McGaw.