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.

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Augustine M.K. Choi, M.D.

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

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Dr. Rosen Receives Development Award for Elder Abuse Research

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

The conference was designed to achieve several goals: to highlight research programs within the Department, to expand scientific collaborations, to promote the exchange of knowledge between trainees and senior investigators, and to foster the...

Weill Cornell Department of Medicine's Employee Recognition Program Announces Winners

Congratulations to our new Super Stars: Wanda Brown, Anthony Davis, Edward Hernandez, Dolores Reynolds, and Casey Schroen.

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