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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Dr. Gregory F. Sonnenberg, newly recruited to the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, has published breakthrough findings in Science on how the immune system prevents chronic inflammation in the intestine.
Headstrong Project Receives the Morgan Stanley Strategy Challenge: A Model of Success for the Treatment of PTSD
The Weill Cornell Headstrong Project has been selected by Morgan Stanley as one nine recipients to receive the Morgan Stanley Strategy Challenge. The "Challenge" will assist the Headstrong Program in NYC to replicate their model of treatment for PTSD in post-9/11 veterans who live in other cities in the U.S.
Dr. Francine Garrett-Bakelman recently spoke at the SNMA's Medical Education Conference (AMEC) held in New Orleans. An Instructor in Medicine, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, she was highlighted as one of four physician-scientists at the conference's Grand Rounds opening session.
Dr. Andrew I. Schafer gave the Keynote Address at the spring meeting of the Royal College of Physicians in London on Feb. 27, 2015, to an audience that included HRH Princess Anne. In his address, Dr. Schafer talked about the future of academic medicine, comparing and contrasting the situations in the U.S. and the United Kingdom and Europe, in areas such as medical education and research funding.
A world-renowned leader in the field of molecular cardiology, Dr. Cam Patterson has received the prestigious 2015 Distinguished Scientist Award from the American College of Cardiology (ACC). The award, which recognizes major contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge, was presented to Dr. Patterson at the College's 64th Annual Scientific Session.
The Weill Department of Medicine has had five of its faculty elected as members of the Association of American Physicians (AAP) as determined by the AAP's Council: Dr. Carl Blobel, Dr. Lionel Ivashkiv, Dr. Fernando Martinez, Dr. Ari Melnick, and Dr. Thomas Walsh. Membership to the AAP is a coveted honor and reflects remarkable dedication to the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.
The Employee Recognition Review Committee (R3) of the Weill Department of Medicine completed its bimonthly review of all nominees, and three "superstar" winners were announced: Sarah Ahmad, Program Specialist, and Sarah Schneider, ANP-BC, Staff Associate/Nurse Practitioner, both from the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, and Lisette Torres, Senior Patient Coordinator, Division of Cardiology.
A world-renowned authority and longtime champion in the field of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN), Dr. Richard T. Silver recently received the prestigious Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN) Heroes Award. He was honored with this award at a Gala Recognition Dinner in San Francisco, which was held prior to the 56th American Society of Hematology Meeting and Exposition.