May 03, 2018

New Ombuds Serves Trainees at Northwestern University's Medical School

Last summer, Lisa Rone, became the first Ombudsperson for the students, residents, and fellows at the Feinberg School of Medicine. Rone is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She was chosen "because she is a neutral, third-party physician who is not otherwise involved with the academic promotion or evaluation of Feinberg students, residents and fellows and who is committed to ensuring that students, residents and fellows are treated fairly and equitably." 

Rone graduated medical school from the University of Tennessee and did her residency in psychiatry at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety and affective disorders, has a special interest in ethics, psychiatry and the law. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a past president of the Illinois Psychiatric Society. (Feinberg Ombuds.)

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