Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine Training Grants

The department of medicine is deeply committed to training the next generation of students and fellows interested in careers involving biomedical and clinical investigation. Under the direction of our nationally recognized program directors, we have strived to design innovative and robust training programs. We have numerous, well-funded, senior investigators identified as mentors in each of our programs. There are significant resources, facilities and cores available at Northwestern to further enhance one’s training experience.  

Department of Medicine Training Grants


Training Grant Title

Program Director

Sponsoring NIH Institute


Northwestern University Allergy Immunology Research Program (NUAIR)

Robert Schleimer, PHD

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

Northwestern University Training Programs


Northwestern University Program in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hormone Action

Andrea Dunaif, MD

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK)

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Training Grant in Gastrointestinal Physiology and Psychology

John Pandolfino, MD and Laurie Keefer, PhD

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Infectious Diseases

Infectious Disease Education and Science (NuIDeas) Training Grant

Steven Wolinsky, MD and Alan Hauser, MD, PhD

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Training Program in Lung Science

Jacob I. Sznajder, MD

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)


Postdoctoral Rheumatology Training Grant

Richard Pope, MD

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (NIAMS)

Trainee Resources

In addition to the resources provided by each division, T32 trainees and applicants should also be aware of the following resources available to them.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Department of Medicine at Northwestern University seeks to attract inquisitive, motivated residents and fellows and is committed to providing them with every opportunity for success. The greatest challenges facing the medical field are complex, and addressing them will require a diverse body of physicians and researchers who can work collaboratively. Northwestern offers unparalleled training and research opportunities and encourages fellowship applications from those who seek to become future leaders in the subspecialties of medicine.  We are committed to and inspired by a diverse and inclusive work environment that allows each trainee to achieve their personal goals.

For more information on Northwestern’s commitment to diversity please see the following resources:

Contact the Department of Medicine's Research Office:

Jennifer Felten
Associate Administrator, Department of Medicine