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.
The protein adipsin, which is produced in body fat, helps protect insulin-secreting cells called pancreatic beta cells from destruction in type 2 diabetes, according to a new study by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.
More than 80 Weill Cornell Medicine students, faculty and senior leadership gathered Oct. 7 at Weill Cornell Medicine for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Feil Family Student Center, which occupies renovated first and second floors in the main campus buildings on York Avenue. The state-of-the-art center was made possible by a $12.5 million gift from the Feil Family.
Weill Cornell Medicine hosted the first-ever National Conference on Medical Student Mental Health and Well-Being Sept. 18-19, in partnership with the Association of American Medical Colleges, Associated Medical Schools of New York and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention,
The Class of 2023 adds to Weill Cornell Medicine’s diverse community. Its students, nearly two-thirds of whom are bilingual, hail from 16 countries. Women comprise more than half the class, and 23 percent are from groups that are underrepresented in medicine.