• Science at Work

    Science at Work

    Investigators tackle the pandemic from all sides. The COVID-19 response at Feinberg was fast and multifaceted. As of press time, more than 230 projects were in motion, from interventional studies and data analytics to discovery, diagnostics, and specimen testing. “We aimed to maximize our research impact and minimize intrusions on critical healthcare pathways,” says Rex […]

  • All In

    All In

    Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research director Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH, leads with a personal touch.

  • Mobilized in a Pandamic

    Mobilized in a Pandamic

    As it became clear that COVID-19 was developing into a deadly global pandemic, Northwestern Medicine sprang into action. Faculty and staff activated dozens of new projects related to COVID-19, some from their labs on the Chicago campus as essential workers, others from their home offices. Hospital leaders, physicians, nurses, and staff all put in heroic […]

  • Medical Education Adapts

    Medical Education Adapts

    Transitioning to a virtual medical curriculum Within days of Gov. J.B. Pritzker declaring a stay-at-home order for the state of Illinois, the medical school took immediate action by transforming nearly all of its curriculum to be delivered online. Efforts included online modules for first-year students, virtual clerkships and electives for third- and fourth-year students, and […]

  • Care Without Compromise

    Care Without Compromise

    photography by LAURA BROWN Adapting to new realities while going the extra mile. Despite the challenging landscape, a spirit of camaraderie and determination has allowed Northwestern Medicine staff and physicians to overcome many of the unique obstacles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Various initiatives and programs were designed in mere days to provide the best […]

Alumni News

  • In Memoriam

    In Memoriam

    Northwestern Medicine expresses its condolences to the families and friends of the following alumni (listed in order of their graduation year) and faculty who have passed away. ALUMNI Avis J. Triplett, ’46 BSDH, of Camden, Del., Dec. 16, 2019. Claude L. Nabers, DDS, ’49 MS, of San Antonio, Texas, March 17, 2020. Lindsay M. Baskett, […]

  • Giving


    Gift Supports ALS Research and Care The Les Turner ALS Foundation announced a $1 million gift from Joan and Paul Rubschlager at its Hope Through Caring Gala. This generous philanthropy comes on top of a $2 million donation from the couple to the Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern Medicine, shortly after its establishment in […]

  • Alumni Perspective: Primary Care in a Pandemic

    Alumni Perspective: Primary Care in a Pandemic

    by Paul Giboney ’96 MD As I write this in early April, 2020, there have been more than 4,500 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County — with the number rising significantly each day. Many of the positive patients are cared for by hospitals and clinics in the Los Angeles County Department of Health […]



    A letter from Rishi Reddy, ’00 MD (HPME) Hello, Feinberg alumni! My plan for this column was to share memorable moments from our 20th reunion. But then, as you all know, everything changed. There was no reunion. COVID-19 swept in. Many Feinberg alumni found themselves in the trenches, fighting this pandemic up close; others were […]

  • Alumni Profile: Empowering Others

    Alumni Profile: Empowering Others

    Committed to making higher education attainable for every student in Maryland by MELISSA ROHMAN | illustration by JACQUI OAKLEY Jay Perman, ’72 MD, has devoted his career to serving and empowering others, whether it be through practicing medicine or taking on various administrative and leadership roles. In November 2019, Perman was named chancellor of the University System […]

  • Progress Notes

    Progress Notes

    1940s Daniel Marshall, ’47 MD, was the 2018 recipient of the American College of Physicians’ Henry Gift Award. The award recognizes a Connecticut-based internist distinguished for a “lifetime of service to the care of patients and active participation in the local medical community.” Marshall retired in October 2018 after being in practice for six decades. […]

Campus News

  • Media Spotlight

    Media Spotlight

    Find recent media coverage about Northwestern Medicine.

  • Faculty Awards & Honors

    Faculty Awards & Honors

    Learn about the recent achievements of Feinberg School of Medicine faculty and leaders.

  • United in a Global Pandemic

    United in a Global Pandemic

    In recent months, we have experienced an unprecedented time in the history of Northwestern Medicine. The emergence of COVID-19 has required the collective response of our dedicated physicians, nurses, and support personnel, along with our scientists, trainees, and students. Together, we share incredible pride in the collective efforts of so many. The pandemic has demanded […]

  • New Space, Enhanced Discovery

    New Space, Enhanced Discovery

    Research footprint grows by 10,000 square feet with outpatient facilities, core lab, enhanced support As Northwestern investigators continue to increase the breadth and widen the impact of clinical research, Northwestern Medicine has opened a new 10,000 square foot Clinical Research Hub to enhance investigative scope and infrastructure while improving participant experiences. Following a ceremonial ribbon […]

  • Speaking Out on Disparities in NIH Funding

    Speaking Out on Disparities in NIH Funding

    Despite recent NIH findings showing that health disparities research and underrepresented minority scientists lack significant federal funding, the scientific community “has not embraced the message,” blocking progress towards health equity, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine editorial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The article was co-written by Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, the […]

  • Top Honors for Clinical Research

    Top Honors for Clinical Research

    Northwestern University scientists received top honors from the Clinical Research Forum as part of its 2020 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Awards program, taking home the association’s highest honor and capturing more finalist nominations than any other institution. “The remarkable success of these brilliant and dedicated investigators shows the strength and breadth of Northwestern’s clinical […]