Is Northwestern Hospital in Chicago an academic facility?


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Northwestern Memorial Hospital is an academic medical center hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. It serves as the primary teaching grounds for the Feinberg School of Medicine, recognized nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the premier medical schools in the country.

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The staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital is comprised of more than 1,600 affiliated physicians of different specialties, many of whom also serve as faculty members of the Feinberg School, and 7,000 employees and hospital volunteers.

The site of a wide range of clinical trials, the hospital focuses on the advancement of healthcare through emphasis on innovation, medical education and scientific research.

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