News, Announcements and Awards
Read the latest news from McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, compiled by our consortium institutions. The links below take you to articles about resident and fellow discoveries, awards and experiences. Please note, these links direct you to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's News Center and other consortium member sites.
The McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University hosted its second annual Health Equity Week, a series of panel discussions highlighting the roots of healthcare disparities and how clinicians and scientists are working to find solutions.
U.S. surgical residents who identify as LGBTQ+ reported higher rates of mistreatment in their training programs than their non-LGBTQ+ peers, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
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Senior medical students and residents joined together to learn about and practice advanced physical diagnosis skills during a recent workshop on September 15.
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Blessing Aghaulor, MD, MPH, a former resident in internal medicine and current fellow in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, has conducted research on transplant outcomes and consulted about patients at the ERASE trafficking clinic in Chicago.
Natalie Cameron, MD, a general internal medicine research fellow in the Department of Medicine, will be inducted into the Lewis Landsberg Society, which connects former residents and fellows from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
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A new wellness curriculum program developed by Northwestern Medicine faculty and residents may help decrease burnout among trainees, according to a recent study.
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Molly Stout, MD, chief resident in the Department of Dermatology, has been interning for ABC News’ Medical Unit through their Resident Rotation Program, helping with writing and reviewing medical news stories for the network’s major TV news stations and website.
The post Dermatology Chief Resident Discusses ABC News Internship appeared first on News Center.
Medical schools can help combat discrimination by creating safe spaces for underrepresented minority (URM) medical students, according to Quentin Youmans, ’15 MD, who founded the STRIVE program which connects URM medical students at Feinberg with URM resident mentors.
A Northwestern Medicine survey found that nearly one in five surgical surgical residents have experienced frequent bullying and that women and racial or ethnic minorities were more likely to report frequent bullying in surgical residency programs.
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Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that eye movements are tightly linked to learning and retrieval, according to new findings.
The post Study Explores How Memory Influences Visual Exploration appeared first on News Center.
Northwestern Simulation, which was recently reaccredited as a Comprehensive Education Institute by the American College of Surgeons, provides state of the art simulation-based training and education.
The post Northwestern Simulation Serves as a Home for Clinical, Surgical Skills Training appeared first on News Center.
Recent graduate Pamela Wax, ’19 MD, ’19 MBA, shares what she loves about Northwestern and how she plans to apply her MBA degree to her training in internal medicine.
The post Medical Student Enhances Clinical Training With MBA and Global Health Experience appeared first on News Center.
Visitor restrictions during winter months were associated with a significant decrease in the transmission of viral respiratory infections among hospitalized children, according to a Northwestern study.
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More than 450 scientists, trainees, students and faculty presented posters and abstracts at Feinberg’s 15th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research day — the largest celebration of scientific investigation at Feinberg to date.
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Linda Suleiman, MD, ’17 GME, assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, discusses her recent study on the representation of women in orthopaedic surgery.
The post Addressing the Lack of Women in Orthopaedic Surgery appeared first on News Center.
Michelle Byrne, MD, MPH, a resident in family medicine at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
The post Residents Represent McGaw at National Family Medicine Conference appeared first on News Center.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have shown for the first time how an RNA-binding protein in the liver plays an important role in regulating insulin sensitivity throughout the body.
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The presence of cancer cells in the bloodstream of patients with early-stage breast cancer may be predictive of benefit from radiotherapy after surgery, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
The post Resident Investigates Radiation Therapy Benefit in Breast Cancer appeared first on News Center.
Women who’ve previously experienced a heart attack are twice as likely to develop mental stress-induced ischemia compared to men with a similar history, according to a recent study.
The post Women at Greater Risk of Stress-induced Ischemia After Heart Attacks appeared first on News Center.
Over 430 scientists, trainees, students and faculty presented abstracts at Feinberg’s 14th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day, a celebration of the medical school’s innovative research and the dedicated investigators who make it happen.
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Northwestern’s Alpha Omega Alpha honor society chapter inducted 36 new members in a ceremony held at the University Club in downtown Chicago, counting students, residents, fellows and staff among the new inductees.
A Northwestern Medicine study found women in surgical residencies work more hours and experience greater rates of burnout compared to their male peers.
The post Female Surgical Residents Experience More Burnout Than Male Peers appeared first on News Center.