Family Friendly School Survey – Illinois
Family friendly survey results.
Northwestern University Medical School
Date Submitted/Updated: Mar 2000
Number or % male students: 415
Number or % female students: 323
Total number of medical students: 738
Average age of students: 25.7
Number or % of students aged over 25 at time of entry: 52
Number or % of students aged over 30 at time of entry: 9
Number or % of students aged over 35 at time of entry: 10
Number or % of married students: unknown
Number or % of students with children: unknown
Number of % of ‘non-traditional’ medical students (using schools definition of such): unknown
Does the school offer on campus family housing? No
Does the school offer campus childcare for medical students? No, but hospital does
Does the school offer a mentoring program for students with children? No
What maternity leave options are available to women students? As long as they wish
Please describe any other options or services available for students with families and/or pregnant or nursing mothers. Nursing is simpler for MI and MIIs.
Average number of class hours per day: MI and MII, 5 hours
Average number of patient contact hours each day: MIII, MIV, 8 hours
Does the school offer (formally or informally) the opportunity to extend the first two years (class) of medical school over three or more years? Yes
Does the school offer (formally or informally) the opportunity to extend the second two years (clinical) of medical school over three or more years? Yes
Does the school offer any ‘family friendly’ residency opportunities?. If so, please describe. Not advertised as such.
Does the school offer part time or job share residencies? Some departments would discuss.
Contact email or web address for further information on the school.