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In the heart of downtown Chicago, Feinberg invites students, faculty and staff to be part of a forward-thinking institution committed to improving human health through education and discovery.
Feinberg continues to rank among U.S. News & World Report's best medical schools in the country.
Our faculty members contribute to a thriving research enterprise, with work often published in high-impact journals.
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Chicago Tribune May 10, 2022A Comprehensive Guide to Birth Control
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At Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, we’re inspired by possibility and undaunted by complexity. Go inside our world-class laboratories and classrooms and meet our leaders, who are dedicated to improving the future of all human health.
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The Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science, which carries a $200,000 stipend, is given to a physician-scientist whose body of research exhibits outstanding achievement in their discipline as demonstrated by works of lasting significance.
Women in Medicine
Women make up over half of our medical students and trainees; are leading over $200 million in funded research and represent over 100 senior leaders at Feinberg. Learn more about the contribution of women at our medical school: those trailblazers of the past; the chairs, chiefs and investigators of today; and the trainees and students who are developing into medicine’s future leaders.
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We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.
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