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Research Briefs

Early Fitness Key to Healthy Future

Young adults (18 to 30 years old) with low aerobic fitness levels—as measured by a treadmill test—are two to three times more likely to develop diabetes in 20 years than those who are fit, according to a study published in the July issue of Diabetes Care. Read More

President’s Message

Innovation occurs every day at Northwestern. The integration of various professional disciplines in the NU-CATS program, for example, reflects the process occurring throughout society but seems to reach its “gee-whiz” status in medicine ... Read More


Progress Notes

Awards, honors, and more…

Read about the latest news and events in your classmates’ lives in the Progress Notes section, and submit your own professional and personal news too! Read More

Ward Rounds News

New PA program to meet demand

The medical school will soon help ease the demand for primary care providers and meet a growing need for physician assistants (PAs) by offering a new Physician Assistant Program. Read More


Annual Founders’ Day opens during year of health reform

As if celebrating the official opening of the academic year at the Founders’ Day Convocation on August 28 were not exciting enough, members of the Class of 2013 were given a taste of what they might expect as future physicians. Read More


Alumni News

Ward Rounds welcomes alums to new editorial board

We warmly thank members of the outgoing Ward Rounds editorial board (listed opposite the inside front cover) for graciously providing their counsel and service during the previous three years as they hand off the baton to a new group of alumni. Read More


Mutual love of medicine works well for Howells

Early during Lydia Pleotis Howell’s first year of medical school at Northwestern, she met Steve Howell, but Lydia “wasn’t so impressed right away.” Read More


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