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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Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative
- Clinical Pharmacology
- Emergency Medicine
- Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism
- Gastroenterology and Hepatology
- General Internal Medicine (WCIMA)
- Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
- Hematology/Medical Oncology
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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.
At the Annual Academic Assembly in Phoenix on April 15, the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) named Wallace Carter, MD, recipient of the CORD Impact Award. The Weill Department of Medicine congratulates Dr. Carter, who is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine in the Division of Emergency Medicine in Clinical Medicine.
Dr. Bishoy M. Faltas, a clinical fellow in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, has received a 2015 Young Investigator Award from Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Dr. Faltas is currently focused on molecular profiling of metastatic platinum-resistant urothelial bladder carcinoma, a disease with no approved therapies.
The 24th Annual Weill Department of Medicine Awards were announced on June 17, 2015 at Medicine Grand Rounds. This award is presented annually to members of the Weill Department of Medicine below the rank of professor who perform on outstanding levels in the areas of clinical and/or basic biomedical research. It is supported by the Michael Wolk Foundation.
Established in 1995, the David E. Rogers Memorial Research Award encourages medical residents to continue their investigative research in internal medicine. Each year, senior medical residents submit research abstracts, and four finalists are chosen to present their work during medical grand rounds.
Initiated in 2002, the Fellow Award in Research is presented annually to fellows within the Weill Department of Medicine who have presented outstanding research. This year's finalists were announced at the June 10 Medicine Grand Rounds (13th Annual).
The Employee Recognition Review Committee (R3) of the Weill Department of Medicine completed its bimonthly review of all nominees, and two "superstar" winners were announced: Svetoslava Bardarova, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Gina Rodriguez, from the Division of Cardiology.