Annual Report 2014
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. (click here)
The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine is home to one of the premiere internal medicine residency program in the country.
Divisions & Programs
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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New Function of a Well-known Enzyme Linked to Virulence of TB Bacterium: Dr. Rhee and Colleagues Publish Findings in Nature Communications
Dr. Kyu Rhee, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, and colleagues have uncovered a link between the function of a well-known enzyme and the virulence of the TB bacterium. Their findings are helping to uncover why the TB bacterium is naturally resistant to antibiotic treatment, and they suggest a strategy that could make new and existing drugs more powerful in treating TB. TB is the world's leading bacterial cause of death.
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In an advance that could eventually offer patients with blood disorders curative therapies derived from their own cells, researchers at the Ansary Stem Cell Institute, WCMC, have been able to directly reprogram vascular cells to long-lasting blood cells that resemble bone marrow stem cells capable of forming the various components of blood necessary for life. Dr. Shahin Rafii is a Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Ansary Stem Cell Institute. Read full story
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.
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The Employee Recognition Review Committee (R3) of the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine completed its bimonthly review of all nominees and a record four superstar winners were announced. Read More about
our Star Performers
Initiated in 2002, the Fellows Research Award 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 (12th Annual). Click for Finalists