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In the heart of downtown Chicago, Feinberg invites students, faculty and staff to be part of a forward-thinking institution committed to improving human health through education and discovery.
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Feinberg continues to rise in US News & World Report rankings of the best research-oriented medical schools in the country.
Our faculty members contribute to a thriving research enterprise, with work often published in high-impact journals.
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Women make up over half of our medical students and trainees; are leading over $200 million in funded research and represent over 100 senior leaders at Feinberg. Learn more about the contribution of women at our medical school: those trailblazers of the past; the chairs, chiefs and investigators of today; and the trainees and students who are developing into medicine’s future leaders.
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