Department of Medicine

Augustine Choi

As the Sanford I. Weill Chair of the Weill Department of Medicine, I look forward to the extraordinary journey ahead with the utmost enthusiasm. We are indebted to those pioneering physicians and scientists who drove the major discoveries over the past century, but we cannot rest on their laurels. Today's world of translational research offers undiscovered vistas to explore that will open the door to life-saving therapies. An ever-expanding universe of biomedical sciences, genomics, and technological tools will provide the key.

Read more

Augustine M.K. Choi, M.D.

Sanford I. Weill Chairman
Interim Dean, Weill Cornell Medical College


Latest News

Dr. Rosen Receives Development Award for Elder Abuse Research

Dr. Tony Rosen
Dr. Rosen has been awarded $800,000 over the next five years to study injury patterns and forensic biomarkers in victims of elder abuse, as compared to victims of unintentional falls. Dr. Rosen’s research seeks to improve an emergency physician’s...

Former Chair of Medicine Wins Prestigious ASH Mentorship Award

Dr. Ralph Nachman
This prestigious award reflects Dr. Ralph Nachman’s decades-long devotion to the training and mentoring of early-career hematologists. He will be honored at ASH’s 58th annual meeting and exposition held on December 4.

Dr. Blander Brings Expertise on Innate Immune System to Jill Roberts Institute for Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. Julie Blander is the recipient of significant funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Burroughs Wellcome Trust Fund, and Leukemia and Lymphoma...

New Digital ER at Weill Cornell Cuts Wait Time for Minor Ailments

Rahul Sharma
A new digital approach in the ER is cutting wait times for patients with minor ailments, thus allowing ED physicians and nurses to focus on some of the more critical patients that come into the emergency room.

Inaugural Weill Department of Medicine Research Retreat: Fostering the Next Generation of Researchers

flasks
The conference was designed to highlight research programs within the Department, expand scientific collaborations, promote the exchange of knowledge between trainees and senior investigators, and foster the development of the next generation of...

Clinical Trials

Are you a patient or healthy volunteer looking to join a trial today?

Weill Department of Medicine Annual Report

Read Now

caduceus capital

Make a gift to the Fund For Medicine

Established in 1991 thanks to the generosity of donors and friends, the Fund For Medicine has supported a tradition of excellence in the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine.

Residency training

Residency Training in Internal Medicine

The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine is home to one of the country's premiere internal medicine residency programs.