Research and Academics
About Our Team's Academic Work, Clinical Trials and Research
Northwestern Medicine experts lead and participate in a variety of research activities that are constantly evolving into the next generation of clinical treatments.
Academics at Northwestern Medicine
We are full-time academic faculty members of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. We are committed to helping our students, residents, fellows and allied health professionals maximize their potential in becoming future leaders in obstetrics, gynecology and women's health.
We actively teach in the medical school and residency program. We also train fellows within the section of family planning and contraception.
To learn more about our work, please visit the Feinberg department site's education section.
Our physicians perform clinical studies on many topics. These include pregnancy care, contraception, surgery outcomes, preventive health and healthcare disparities. To learn more about our clinical trials, please visit the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Feinberg site.
Research at Northwestern Medicine
The physicians and researchers of Northwestern Medical Group Faculty OBGYN conduct and support research studies through the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. The department has an extensive research enterprise, including basic science research and clinical trials.
To learn more, please visit the Feinberg Obstetrics and Gynecology site’s research section.
Dr. Melissa Simon’s research and community health care collaboration
- Melissa A. Simon, MD, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force biography
- Dr. Simon's work with the Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative
- Community Health Heroes series: Interview with Melissa Simon, MD
- Research, training and education: The Simon Laboratory at Northwestern Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine
- Related courses at Northwestern University: Career 911: Your Future Job in Medicine and Healthcare. This course aims to help high school students, recent graduates and those considering career transitions learn more about healthcare work opportunities.