Diversity

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is striving to create and maintain a provider population that mirrors our diverse patient population. We believe that a diverse faculty, workforce, and student body is essential to our long-term success in academic medicine. We embrace all types of diversity as strengths. The Department of Psychiatry strongly encourages applications from minority candidates who are under-represented in our specialty, including women, racial and ethnic minorities, and LGBT students.

Northwestern University does not discriminate or permit discrimination by any member of its community against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship, or veteran status in matters of admissions, employment, housing, or services or in the educational programs or activities it operates.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

The Feinberg Office of Diversity and Inclusion works with students, residents and fellows, staff and faculty to further our mission of achieving a campus environment of belonging and inclusion for all. Recruitment initiatives, community partnerships, and campus collaborations all help facilitate our mission. Please visit the office website for information on our programs or to connect with our staff.


Psychiatry Diversity and Inclusion Contacts

Crystal Clark, MD

Crystal Clark, MD
Assistant Professor

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Lisette Rodriguez-Cabezas 
Resident Diversity Initiatives

Northwestern Chicago OUT Network

The Northwestern Chicago OUT Network is a campus- and affiliate-wide networking group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Ally (LGBTQA) faculty, staff, students, fellows, and residents on the Northwestern Chicago campus. Quarterly events draw participants from the medical school, graduate school, affiliated hospitals and clinics. The Network’s goal is to ensure that our campus and affiliates have welcoming and inclusive environments.

Feinberg Office of Diversity and Inclusion

The Feinberg Office of Diversity and Inclusion works with students, residents, staff, and faculty to further our mission of achieving a campus environment of belonging and inclusion for all. Recruitment initiatives, community partnerships, and campus collaborations all help facilitate our mission.