Northwestern Memorial Hospital is one of the nation's preeminent academic medical centers. It is the primary teaching hospital for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Chicago's only academic medical center participating in city and state Level I trauma networks.
As an integral part of this excellent academic medical center, the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute is comprised of highly renowned and respected cardiovascular specialists who aspire to consistently high standards of quality outcomes, education, research and patient satisfaction. We seek to improve the health of the patients we serve by delivering a broad range of cardiac and vascular services with sensitivity to the individual needs of our patients and their families.
The quality of services offered through the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute is enhanced through the Feinberg School of Medicine's integration with education and research in an environment that encourages excellence of practice, critical inquiry and learning.
Annual CME/CE Cardiovascular Conferences
With the assistance of varied credentialing bodies, the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute facilitates the development, implementation and evaluation of educational programs and conferences to meet the evolving educational needs of physicians and other professionals associated with caring for the cardiovascular patients. View upcoming annual CME/CE conferences offered by the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute.
Grand RoundsClinical information is presented to improve the knowledge of all healthcare professionals treating patients with cardiovascular disease, including new recommendations from recent clinical trials and practice guidelines. The Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute offers a variety of knowledge sharing opportunities, including:
- Cardiac Cath Lab Conferences
- Cardiology Grand Rounds
- Heart Failure and Transplant Conference
- Heart Valve Disease Meeting
- Stone Cardiology Conference
- Vascular Surgery Conference
Through the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine fellowship programs, physicians can continue their cardiac and vascular advanced training in the following fields:
- Cardiac Surgery
- Vascular Surgery
Northwestern Medicine Scholars Program at Westinghouse College Prep
This exciting program is a unique partnership between Northwestern Medicine and George Westinghouse College Prep that values innovation and excellence.
Once accepted into George Westinghouse College Prep, freshmen can apply for this highly competitive four-year program. Through various hands-on learning and educational experiences scholars can decide if being a physician or researcher is in their future.
Benefits of the Scholars Program
- Learn from some of the nation's leading physicians and researchers.
- Participate in a summer intensive focused on a different clinical area each year for high school course credit.
- Prepare for the ACT Test.
- Enhance their public speaking and other professional skills.