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?
National Match Day is a milestone moment for graduating medical students. While the annual rite had a different tenor this year, the COVID-19 health crisis underscored for students in Weill Cornell Medical College’s Class of 2020 the value of their roles as physician trainees.
Dr. Vivian J. Bea, an expert in breast cancer disparities, has been named section chief of breast surgical oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. She also serves as an assistant professor of surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine.