Building on their longtime commitment to social justice, equity and diversity, Louise and Leonard Riggio have made a $5.6 million gift to Weill Cornell Medicine to establish a named scholarship for Black medical students with financial need.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is ranked No. 1 in New York and No. 7 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. This is the 21st consecutive year NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the top-ranked hospital in New York.
Building on a legacy of groundbreaking advances in medicine and science, Weill Cornell Medicine today launched an ambitious $1.5 billion campaign—with more than $750 million already raised—that will harness emerging biomedical innovations to bring exemplary care to patients and create enduring change in medicine.
Weill Cornell Medicine honored more than two dozen faculty, trainees, students and staff April 26 for their outstanding service and leadership in promoting diversity at the academic medical institution.
Medical students in the Weill Cornell Medical College Class of 2021 learned on national Match Day where they will be doing their internship and residency training—the next several years of their medical careers.
The Office of Academic Integration (OVPAI) has awarded $750,000 in seed grants to 10 studies ranging from refugee health and legal rights, to a vaccine treating fentanyl addiction and overdose, to pancreatic cancer and antibiotic tolerance.
Providing medical school education free of debt not only relieves a significant financial burden, it may also help increase the diversity of the medical workforce, according to Weill Cornell Medicine leadership who studied the institution’s own experience.
Space travel, illnesses like COVID-19, and climbing Mount Everest can trigger the body’s stress response systems in similar ways, according to new studies by Weill Cornell Medicine, space agencies and many other investigators.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is ranked No. 4 in the nation and No. 1 in New York, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings, published online today. This is the 20th consecutive year NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the top-ranked hospital in New York.
The prospect of residency typically brings jitters to newly minted doctors as they prepare to start the next phase of their medical training, and the level and scope of their patient care responsibilities increases. But the transition has become far more complex with numerous unknowns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
In March, as the COVID-19 pandemic gained a visible foothold in New York City, Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian faced a task unlike any they had encountered before: How would they quickly establish a reliable diagnostic testing program to identify patients and healthcare workers who had been exposed to SARS-CoV-2 amid a rapidly escalating public health crisis?