Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Family and Community Medicine

About Us

The Department of Family and Community Medicine was established in 1997 with the primary mission of the department is to train family medicine physicians to provide outstanding patient-centered, culturally-appropriate care. We seek to become one of the top family medicine departments in the country, providing students, residents, and faculty with opportunities to develop innovative teaching programs; contribute to the science of healthcare delivery; and train future leaders of the specialty of Family Medicine.

This specialty is the foundation of family wellness. Family medicine physician provide comprehensive, continuous healthcare to all members of the family throughout the course of their lives.

Family Medicine at Feinberg

The Department of Family and Community Medicine – through our programs and faculty – prepare future generations of family physicians lead in public policy, community advocacy, and care.

Learn more about our department via the links below.

We support Health Is Primary, the Association of Departments of Family Medicine’s national public education campaign on the benefits of family medicine and primary care.

Health Is Primary