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Program Director

Carol A. Rosenberg, MD, FACP, is the Founder and Program Director of the Myra Rubenstein Weis (MRW) Living in the Future (LIFE) Cancer Survivorship Program at NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Rosenberg implemented the LIFE Program in 2006 with a community education grant from the LIVESTRONG Foundation and has sustained and evolved the program with multiple additional grant awards, among them, the Myra Rubenstein Weis Health Resource Center, as well as institutional support. Dr. Rosenberg is NorthShore’s Director of Preventive Health Initiatives, a board-certified internist, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

Dr. Rosenberg has served the North Shore community for more than 35 years as a clinician, medical educator and administrative physician while holding national leadership positions in women’s health clinical research and cancer survivorship care and education. As a Principal Investigator and Clinical Medical Director for the landmark Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)  study from the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Rosenberg designed, directed and authored original investigations regarding cancer risk in women.

Dr. Rosenberg created and directs a curriculum which trains health professionals to address the issues that arise among cancer survivors. This curriculum—Living in the Future Survivorship Course: A Resource for Healthcare Professionals Involved with Late Treatment or Post Treatment Cancer Survivors—is accredited by the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and is one of the first of its kind in the nation.

Dr. Rosenberg also serves as a regional liaison for Adult Healthcare Resources for childhood cancer survivors, and is on the consulting staff of Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

Selected published articles from Dr. Rosenberg’s scholarly work in survivorship, include: