Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards, and honors.
- 05.19.2017 - CardiologyFeaturing: Neil J. Stone, MD
- 05.19.2017 - EducationThe Department is proud to announce that Lewis Landsberg, MD, Irving S Cutter Professor Emertius, has published a new book on Catecholamines. Dr. Landsberg served as chair in the Department of Medicine from 1990 to 1999 and continues to share his distinctive insights and approach to medicine. His continued involvement in our training program at Northwestern makes our great residents even better. The Landsberg Society, the Department's Alumni community of former residents and fellows, takes its name from him.
- 05.19.2017 - CardiologyFeaturing: Sadiya Khan, MD
- 05.18.2017 - Rheumatology
- 05.10.2017 - Hematology-Oncology
A team of scientists has demonstrated the mechanism by which ETO2-GLIS2, a gene fusion, promotes the development of an aggressive form of pediatric leukemia. The findings, published in Cancer Cell, also reveal an opportunity for the development of therapeutics.
The study was co-authored by John Crispino, PhD, the Robert I. Lurie, MD, and Lora S. Lurie Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology.
- World Lupus Day - May 10th!05.09.2017 - Rheumatology
Patricia Canessa, PhD Field Director from the NU National Education Program in Chicago was invited accompanied by our selected community site Director Zorayda Avila Toledo, and a Lupus education leader (also known as MONARCAS) to introduce the programmatic model and inform the public about signs and symptoms of lupus that too often are overlooked with devastating consequences. The program will be broadcasted on May 10th, Lupus Day and watched by an expected audience of 7 million people.
- 05.09.2017 - CardiologyFeaturing: Clyde Yancy, MD
- 05.03.2017 - CardiologyFeaturing: Clyde Yancy, MD
- 04.29.2017 - EducationNorthwestern Medicine residents discuss the power of diversity and inclusion.
- 04.28.2017 - EducationPGY3 Internal Medicine Resident Dr. Quentin Youmans has been recognized for developing the Student to Resident Institutional Vehicle for Excellence (STRIVE) Program.
In recognition of National Therapy Animal Day on April 30, Northwestern Medicine salutes the four-legged volunteers and their human handlers who visit patients across the health system. Interactions with therapy dogs have been shown to improve moods, lower blood pressure and reduce heart rate, pain and anxiety.
- 04.27.2017 - Education
- 04.26.2017 - Education
Featuring Dr. Jeffrey Barsuk, Dr. Bruce Henschen, Dr. William McGaghie, and Dr. Diane Wayne
- 04.26.2017 - Allergy-Immunology
For her daughter's sake, Dr. Ruchi Gupta would love to have a "safe" peanut.
The director of the Food Allergy Outcomes Research Program at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, and all those connected to the 2.8 million peanut-allergy sufferers in the U.S., might get that wish in the not- too-distant future. Moreover, while the number of those with the allergy that can turn deadly in seconds has doubled in the last two decades, researchers are learning how to lessen the problem in children or keep them from developing it in the first place.
- 04.25.2017 - CardiologyFeaturing: Neil Stone, MD
- 04.19.2017 - Cardiology
Featuring: Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD
- 04.18.2017 - CardiologyFeaturing: Clyde Yancy, MD
- Chang Awarded 2017 Mentor of the Year04.11.2017 - RheumatologyThe Medical Faculty Council honored Dr. Rowland Chang with a Mentor of Year Award.
- 04.10.2017 - Allergy-Immunology
It's allergy season. Hooray, said no one ever.
Dr. Bradley Sabin of Northwestern Medicine in Chicago said he advocates three things to his allergy patients:
- Allergy avoidance
- Allergy medications
- Allergy immunotherapy
- Robert Cohen addresses Queensland's Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis Select Committee on re-emergence of black lung04.10.2017 - Pulmonary and Critical Care
- 04.07.2017 - Rheumatology
- 04.06.2017 - RheumatologyRichard Pope, MD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and the Solovy/Arthritis Research Society Professor, is the winner of the 2017 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education. Pope’s lab studies the biology of macrophages in rheumatoid arthritis, specifically directed at defining the mechanisms that promote resistance to cell death or apoptosis.
- 04.04.2017 - Nephrology-Hypertension
- 04.04.2017 - Hospital Medicine
Jeffrey Barsuk is awarded the 2017 Society of Hospital Medicine's (SHM) Excellence in Research Award.
The SHM bestows its annual Awards of Excellence that recognize practitioners across skill sets. The awards are meant to honor SHM members “whose exemplary contributions to the hospital medicine movement deserve acknowledgment and respect,” according to the society’s website.
- 04.04.2017 - General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
The AMA Wire® “When I Knew I Medicine Was My Calling” series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the lives of the busy women and men navigating new courses in their careers and in American medicine. No matter their age, their specialty or their career stage, they were born to do this and they tell us why.
Share a moment with:Lee A. Lindquist, MD, MPH, MBA, geriatrics section chief, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, about why she remains driven by the power of healing and the indelible connections they form with patients and families.
- 04.03.2017 - Allergy-ImmunologyAccording to the World Allergy Organization (WAO) there is hope for those who suffer from chronic urticaria to improve quality of life. From April 2-8 WAO and allergy/clinical immunology societies around the world that are members of the organization are offering educational events and distributing information about the disease as part of World Allergy Week.
- Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital recognized as "Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" by Human Rights Campaign Foundation03.29.2017Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital have been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation for demonstrating a commitment to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) patient-centered care. Both hospitals were recognized as "Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality," a designation given to only 302 hospitals nationwide.
- 03.29.2017 - Rheumatology
- 03.22.2017 - EducationWe are pleased to share the announcement of our new 2017 Internal Medicine Residents!
- 03.20.2017 - CardiologyFeatruing: Robert O. Bonow, MD