McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University hosts an annual showcase to increase diversity in McGaw's residency programs. Diversity and inclusion is integral to effective residency training across specialties. The showcase is typically held in the spring and is a great opportunity for prospective students to learn more about McGaw's programs by meeting with Program Directors and current housestaff.
McGaw defines the following groups as underrepresented for all programs: Black (African/African American), Latino/Hispanic (Mexican American, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Central American, South American), Native American, Native Hawaiian, and LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender). Women are defined as underrepresented for: Orthopedic Surgery, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Emergency Medicine, Urology, and Plastic Surgery. Men are defined as underrepresented for: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dermatology, Pediatrics, and Family Medicine.
The Eleventh Annual Residency Showcase was held on April 28, 2018. The showcase included a panel of residents dicussing their experiences and a panel of program directors discussing selection factors. The showcase culminated with a residency fair of representatives from McGaw's 24 residency programs. For questions regarding McGaw's Annual Residency Showcase, contact Sandra Djordjevic at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-503-7973.