News & Highlights
An exciting "Reading and Discussion" event will take place on April 8th regarding the new book, The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year, written by Dr. Matthew McCarthy, an Assistant Attending Physician in the Division of Hospital Medicine. The talk is part of Medical Humanities Round, The Liz Claiborne Center for Humanism in Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine.
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.
The Department of Medicine is pleased to offer our next conference in the Basic Science continuing medical education series. The Basic Neurobiology for Physicians Course, co-directed by Dr. Howard Goldin and Dr. Lia Logio, will be taught by expert faculty members of WCMC and The Rockefeller University.
Weill Department of Medicine Fostering a New Generation of Investigators: WDOM Junior Faculty Presentations a Model of Success
The Weill Department of Medicine is focused on increasing its research footprint both at Weill Cornell and on a national level. To that end, the department has established a mentoring infrastructure to assist junior faculty during their transition to NIH K and R series grants. This infrastructure supports a monthly meeting that seeks to build, promote, and mentor the department's junior faculty.