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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- Hematology/Medical Oncology
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Improving the Odds for People with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology Takes the Lead
The Mayo Clinic has received an $11 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to support research addressing current and long-term unmet healthcare needs of people with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). The NCI-funded project is a collaborative effort among multiple institutions. Dr. Peter Martin, Assistant Professor of Medicine, is serving as the Weill Cornell site Principal Investigator for this study, and Dr. John Leonard, the department's Vice Chair for Clinical Research, is a participating investigator.
SLE, Pregnancy, Predictors, and Outcomes: Dr. Salmon & Colleagues Publish Pivotal Paper in Annals of Internal Medicine
Dr. Jane Salmon, Professor of Medicine in the Weill Department of Medicine and Collette Kean Research Chair at Hospital for Special Surgery, has published a pivotal paper, "Predictors of Pregnancy Outcomes in Patients with Lupus – A Cohort Study," in the Annals of Internal Medicine. In this multicenter study, Dr. Salmon and colleagues identified clinical and laboratory predictors of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women who have inactive or stable-mild active lupus.
Dr. Duane Smith was recently named as a recipient of the New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center Patient Centered Care Physician Champion Award. This award recognizes one physician annually who provides outstanding leadership and who inspires members of their team to provide excellent, compassionate, and responsible care for patients and their families.
Dr. Rahul Sharma was recently named as the recipient of the New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center Patient Centered Care Physician Champion Award. This award recognizes one physician annually who provides outstanding leadership and who inspires members of their team to provide excellent, compassionate, and responsible care for patients and their families.
On June 4, 2015, the Weill Department of Medicine hosted a retirement party at Griffis Faculty Club for Ralph L. Nachman, M.D., who had served as the department's chairman for two decades. From far and wide, colleagues, friends and family were in attendance to celebrate Dr. Nachman's extraordinary career as a physician, scientist, mentor, and administrator.
Long-time benefactors of Weill Cornell, Jeanne and Overseer Herb Siegel, have endowed a new prize, the Neal Flomenbaum, M.D. Prize for Excellence in Emergency Medicine, to support Weill Cornell faculty engaged in clinical care. The $50,000 annual prize will be awarded to faculty members who have shown dedication and innovation in the practice of emergency medicine, education, and research.
Seven residents from within the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Residency Training Program have been selected for induction into the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS). The induction ceremony will be held in the fall. This prestigious honor recognizes individuals who exemplify humanistic patient care and who can serve as role models in medicine.