Sunday, October 3, 2021

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, our Trusted Link for September 2021

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago is ranked #10 in the U.S. News Best Hospitals Honor roll for 2021, and #1 in Illinois. It is the flagship campus for Northwestern Medicine and the primary teaching hospital for the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. It occupies over 3 million square feet of medical buildings in Northwestern University's Chicago campus. Over 1,900 of its 4,000+ physicians carry a faculty appointment at the medical school.  

In 1972, two of Chicago's oldest established hospitals, Passavant Memorial (founded 1865) and Wesley Memorial (founded 1888) were merged to create Northwestern Memorial. Wesley Memorial had been the teaching hospital of the Feinberg medical school since 1890. 

Northwestern Medicine has a very strong Diversity & Inclusion program. They host a big variety of events and affinity groups, and have an "outlist" of LGBTQ faculty, staff, and students

Health institutions with the Northwestern Medicine and Northwestern University system include


Northwestern Medicine is also affiliated with the #1 ranked adult rehabilitation hospital in the U.S.: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago). The hospital is located in the Northwestern Medicine campus and Northwestern's institutions participate in the AbilityLab research and clinical trials. 

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