NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center’s Emergency Department (ED) Telehealth Express Care Service has won the 2017 Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award for its use of telemedicine to evaluate ED patients and dramatically decrease time spent in the ED, while maintaining a high degree of patient safety and satisfaction.
Dr. Virginia Pascual, the Drukier Director of the Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children’s Health at Weill Cornell Medicine, was awarded the Lupus Insight Prize on June 15 by the Lupus Research Alliance.
Dr. Gregory Sonnenberg, an assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at Weill Cornell Medicine, has received the newly established Young Investigator Award from the Society for Mucosal Immunology.
Dr. Bishoy Faltas, an assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and an oncologist at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has been awarded a Career Development Award from the Department of Defense to investigate the biology of a family of proteins thought to drive resistance to chemotherapy in the advanced stages of bladder cancer.
Dr. Nicole Cruz, a senior resident in the Residency Training Program in Internal Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine, has been named the National Hispanic Medical Association Resident of the Year for the northeast region.
Dr. Carol Storey-Johnson, senior advisor for medical education and a professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, has won the 2017 Distinguished Educator Award from the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA).