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Northwestern Hospitals Among the Best

Latest U.S. News Rankings Three Northwestern Medicine hospitals have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2017-18 Best Hospitals rankings. Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked No. 1 in Illinois and the Chicago Metro Region for 6th year in a row. Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital ranked No. 5 in the Chicago Metro Region and in Illinois. Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital ranked No. 18 in the Chicago Metro Region. Northwestern Memorial Hospital was once again recognized as one of the top hospitals in the country, ranking 13th on the prestigious Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Northwestern Memorial remains ranked 1st in both...

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Michael Musharbash Works With LGBT and Homeless Youth

Michael Musharbash, a second-year medical student at Feinberg, received a Schweitzer Fellowship to implement health educational services for LGBT and homeless youth at the Center on Halsted. “The goal of my workshop is to improve health literacy and economic opportunity among LGBTQ youth,” Musharbash said. “Nearly 40 percent of homeless youth identify as LGBT. That’s because half of all teens still get a negative reaction from their parents when they come out. Providing these young people with both medical and economic knowledge will help them live fulfilling lives — because, as the saying goes, health is wealth.” The competitive...

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