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Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medical College - Week of Aug. 22 - Aug. 29

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Dr. Donald D'Amico, chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, the John Milton McLean Professor of Ophthalmology, the Betty Neuwirth Lee and Chilly Professor in Stem Cell Research and professor of ophthalmology, gave the LuEsther Mertz Lecture at New York University on April 29. His talk was titled "Confronting Our Limits in Vitreoretinal Surgery: Where We Are Stalled and How we Might Improve."

Dr. Alvin I. Mushlin, the Nanette Laitman Distinguished Professor of Public Health , professor of healthcare policy and research and professor of medicine, chaired the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Advisory Panel on Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options Meeting in Alexandria, Virginia, April 28-29. The panelists discussed and made recommendations for potential funding by the institute for projects on the prevention, detection, or treatment of a wide variety of medical conditions. Dr. Mushlin was selected to be chair of this panel in May 2013 for the two following years.

More than two dozen of Weill Cornell's faculty received Excellence in Teaching Awards on June 19:

  • Erika L. Abramson, M.D. — Medicine, Patients and Society
  • Olaf S. Andersen, M.D. — Molecules, Genes and Cells
  • Raymond H. Coll, M.D., B.Ch. — Brain and Mind
  • Lawrence E. Cutler, M.D. — Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Todd Cutler, M.D. — Medicine Clerkship
  • Kirk W. Deitsch, Ph.D. — Advanced Biomedical Science
  • Ernie L. Esquivel, M.D. — Introductory Clerkship
  • Domenick Falcone, Ph.D. — Host Defenses
  • Meghann M. Fitzgerald, M.D. — Anesthesiology Clerkship
  • Kelly A. Garrett, M.D. — Surgery Clerkship
  • Robert M. Gelfand, M.D. — Medicine, Patients and Society I, Small Group Leader
  • Thanakorn Jirasevijinda, M.D. — Pediatric Sub-Internship
  • Steven C. Karceski, M.D. — Neurology Clerkship
  • Nicole E. Kucine, M.D. — Pediatric Clerkship
  • Ellen C. Meltzer, M.D. — Medicine, Patients and Society III
  • Rameen M. Miarrostami, M.D. — Medicine, Patients and Society I Office Preceptor
  • Robert C. Post, M.D. — Primary Care Clerkship
  • Angela R. Selzer, M.D. — Anesthesia, Circulation and Ventilation
  • Susan K. Seo, M.D. — Human Structure and Function
  • Eugenia L. Siegler, M.D. — Medicine Sub-Internship
  • Harjot K. Singh, M.D. — Medicine, Patients and Society I Office Preceptor
  • Thomas J. Walsh, M.D. — Basis of Disease
  • Cecilia J. Yoon, M.D. — Medicine, Patients and Society II

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