The Annual Report provides an in-depth view of the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine's latest news in patient care services, breakthrough research, innovative educational programs for residents and fellows, Honors, Awards and a Financial Report. Read More
The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine is home to one of the premiere internal medicine residency program in the country.
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Artis Laboratory Publishes Landmark Paper in Nature: New Pathway, New Approach Discovered for the Treatment of Obesity and Obesity-Related Diseases
Utilizing a wide array of high tech tools, the team discovered for the first time that ILC2s, a group of innate lymphoid cells, promote the "beiging" of white adipose tissue (a type of body fat) and limit obesity.
The department's Quality Improvement Patient Safety Committee (QIPS) has received a Learning Health System Champion Research Award from the American Association of Medical College (AAMC). The award recognizes innovations in medical education, care delivery, research, and diversity.
A Simple Visual Aid Improves Recording Compliance of "Is and Os" on Internal Medicine Inpatient Unit: SGIM Accepts Residents' Abstract
The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) has accepted the abstract of two residents-in-training, Scott Purga and Caroline Andrew. Their study has shown that a simple visual aid tool is cost-effective and improves compliance with intake and output (Is and Os) documentation for inpatients who have "volume-critical" diagnoses.
The Weill Department of Medicine congratulates Dr. Charles L. Bardes on receiving the 2014 Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
Full story | WCMC article
With stewardship provided by the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the Weill Department of Medicine recently received a donation from New York Cardiology Associates that has enabled iPads to be distributed to every resident training in internal medicine.
Dr. Lewis C. Cantley, Professor of Cancer Biology in Medicine and the Margaret and Herman Sokol Professor in Oncology Research, has been elected to the IOM. This is a highly prestigious honor for Dr. Cantley who is the Meyer Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell.
The department announces a new fellowship, Global Health Research, which is designed to train generalist clinician-scientists for careers in global health research.
Drs. Vivian Bykerk, Lionel B. Ivashkiv, and Alessandra B. Pernis of the Division of Rheumatology will serve as key researchers in one of the 11 research groups across the United States that comprise the NIH AMP Program.
Full story | NIH press release