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Chief of General Internal Medicine Working to Build Patient Trust: PALS

Dr. Monika Safford
The many major advances since Dr. Safford’s arrival to Weill Cornell have included the merging of hospital medicine and ambulatory care; the establishment of NIH-sponsored studies on health disparities; and the PALS.

Karen Pekle Named Nurse of the Year by ACS: Skill, Compassion, and Commitment Exemplified

Karen Pekle

Karen works with cancer patients in the Division of Hematology and Oncology and her story was recently highlighted in the New York Post. This was the first time that the ACS has honored an oncology nurse. The Department congratulates Karen on this outstanding achievement.

The Young Investigators Award Recipients of 2017

2017 Young Investigators Award Recipients
This award is presented annually to members of the Weill Department of Medicine below the rank of professor who perform on outstanding levels in the areas of clinical and/or basic biomedical research. It is supported by the Michael Wolk Foundation.

The 2017 Fellows in Research Award Finalists Announced at Medicine Grand Rounds

2017 Fellow Award Finalists
Initiated in 2002, the Fellows in Research Award is given to fellows within the Weill Department of Medicine who have performed outstanding research. This year's finalists were presented at the June 21 Medicine Grand Rounds.

2017 David E. Rogers Memorial Research Award Finalists Announced

2017 David E. Rogers Memorial Research Award finalists
The award encourages medical residents to continue their investigative research in internal medicine. Each year, senior medical residents submit research abstracts, and finalists are chosen to present their work during medical grand rounds.

2017 Wallis Prize for Women's Health Research Awarded at Medicine Grand Rounds

2017 Wallis Prize finalists
The Dr. Lila A. and Benedict Wallis Prize for Women’s Health Research was founded to encourage outstanding research in women’s health. The finalists presented their work on June 7, 2017 at Medicine Grand Rounds.

NBC Interviews Dr. Sharaiha on the Sewing Machine ‘No-Incision’ Surgery for Weight Loss

Dr. Reem Sharaiha
This non-invasive procedure, called endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG), is bringing new hope for people who want to lose 40 pounds or more and has been added to a list of options targeted to the reduction of obesity.

Dr. Christini Appointed as Vice Dean of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Dr. David Christini
In his new role as Vice Dean, Dr. Christini will develop and implement educational innovations for master’s and doctoral students with an emphasis on the latest in biomedical research and training.

Dr. Rafii and Collaborators Publish Stem Cell Breakthrough in Nature

The study describes a new method to make an unlimited supply of healthy blood cells from the readily available cells that line blood vessels. This is the first time that any research group has generated such blood-forming stem cells.

Dinner with DiMaggio: Dr. Positano Authors an Illuminating New Book

Dr. Rock Positano
An illuminating new book has hit the stands. Told from the perspective of podiatrist Dr. Rock Positano, “Dinner with DiMaggio – Memories of an American Hero” reveals a unique narrative on the life of baseball great Joe DiMaggio.

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