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Women in Medicine

In light of the 150th anniversary of women at Northwestern, teams around Feinberg School of Medicine are working to recognize, celebrate and honor the vast contributions to medicine and society made by women, womxn and gender-diverse individuals at the medical school.

Augusta Webster, MD, was the first woman to be named full professor at the medical school. Source: Galter Library, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Cultivating intellectual reach and social diversity among our faculty is an important institutional value.”

Eric G. Neilson, MD, Vice President for Medical Affairs, Lewis Landsberg Dean

The Women in Medicine website profiles women who’ve achieved professor status over the years and those now in senior leadership roles as well as upcoming events and career development opportunities.