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
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Judy Tung, MD, will be joining NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital (NYP/LMH) to serve as Chair of the Department of Medicine as of January 2016. A leading expert in internal medicine and primary care, Dr. Tung also specializes in women's health.
Dr. Monika Safford has been appointed to Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine in the Weill Department of Medicine effective January 1, 2016. Recruited from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine (UAB), she is a leading scholar in the field of internal medicine.
Steven M. Lipkin, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, has been named as Vice Chair for Basic and Translational Research in the Weill Department of Medicine. Dr. Lipkin will work closely with departmental and divisional leadership to enhance and foster the research activities of our faculty and trainees.
Dr. David Artis, a world renowned expert in immunology and inflammatory bowel disease research and Director of the Jill Roberts Institute for Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, has published a landmark paper in PNAS that provides new insight on how the intestines repair themselves after daily attacks from microbes and environmental triggers.
End-of-Life Chemotherapy for Cancer Patients in Question: Dr. Prigerson Publishes Landmark Findings in JAMA Oncology
Challenging widespread clinical practice and accepted treatment guidelines, Dr. Holly Prigerson, Irving Sherwood Wright Professor in Geriatrics, has published a paper in JAMA Oncology that puts the value of chemotherapy for end-of-life patients with cancer into question. It was found that patients who were ambulatory (able to do light work) and receiving chemotherapy at study entry, had significantly lower quality of life at the end of their lives compared to those who were not received chemotherapy.
Robert S. Brown, Jr., MD, MPH, has been appointed to Vice Chair of Transitions of Care for the Weill Department of Medicine (WDOM). He is the Interim Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Director of the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. Brown holds the title of Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.
The Results, Rewards and Recognition Committee (R3) of the Weill Department of Medicine completed its bimonthly review. The Super Star winners were Angie McNally, Administrative Specialist, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Allison Lasky, Administrative Coordinator, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care Medicine.