Who Are We
A Partnership for Excellence
The Northwestern Medicine Scholars Program at Westinghouse College Prep is a unique partnership that joins the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital in an effort to inspire talented high school students to consider careers in Medicine and Science.
Iridian, a Northwestern Medicine Scholar from the Class of 2015, shakes hands with Dr. Nathaniel Soper—Chair, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine—while program co-founder Dr. Erica Marsh speaks, and Northwestern Medicine Scholars Faculty Mentors, hospital executives, Westinghouse leadership and the scholars’ families look on.
Advisory Board — Northwestern Medicine® Scholars Program at Westinghouse College Prep
Our Advisory Board
Feinberg School of Medicine
Located in the heart of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has dedicated itself to educating and mentoring physician leaders with diverse backgrounds since 1859. We also are deeply committed to research, patient care, and community service; all integral parts of our education mission that our affiliate institutions support.
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Northwestern Memorial HealthCare is the corporate parent for the Northwestern Medicine health system whose medical staff of more than 4,000 includes more than 1,000 residents and fellows and nearly 1,500 employed physicians who are part of the Northwestern Medical Group or the Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. In 2014, the health system served more than 600,000 patients at its nearly 70 diagnostic and ambulatory sites across Chicago including six hospitals; Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva, Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Community Hospital in Dekalb and Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital in Sandwich.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is an 894-bed academic medical center hospital that is the primary teaching affiliate for the Feinberg School of Medicine and has nearly 1,900 affiliated physicians representing virtually every medical specialty. The hospital is ranked No. 1 in Chicago and Illinois, as well as 11th in the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report 2015-2016 Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals, which ranks the hospital in 13 out of 16 clinical specialties. Northwestern Memorial is recognized for providing exemplary patient care and innovative advancements in a variety of clinical areas including cardiovascular care; oncology; neurology and neurosurgery; solid organ and soft tissue transplants; orthopaedics; and women’s health at its Prentice Women’s Hospital.
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Northwestern Medicine® is the shared vision that joins Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in a collaborative effort to transform medicine through quality healthcare, academic excellence and scientific discovery.
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