In a celebration of Weill Cornell Medicine’s commitment to fostering inclusivity in academic medicine, the institution on April 25 honored nearly a dozen faculty, students and staff who exemplify excellence in diversity, equity and inclusion.
Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members were honored with awards for their exemplary achievements in medical research, education and care at the institution’s commencement ceremony on May 19 at Carnegie Hall.
Dr. Susana Morales, director of the Weill Cornell Medicine Diversity Center of Excellence, has been named the 2022 Physician of the Year by the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) for her continued leadership to improve Hispanic health and efforts to advance health equity.
The COVID-19 vaccine rollout is underway, bringing a sense of hope — as well as many questions about safety and who should get the vaccine. To help answer these questions, NewYork-Presbyterian experts address common concerns about the new Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines and explain why they are safe.
Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a four-year, $2.7 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to establish a Diversity Center of Excellence dedicated to increasing the number of minority physicians in academic medicine.