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Dr. Sharma and Colleagues Publish Pivotal Paper in NEJM Catalyst on the Benefits of Telemedicine in the Emergency Department

Rahul Sharma
The new telemedicine initiative has shown positive benefits in terms of efficiency and improving the quality of a patient’s visit to the ED. The service cuts wait times for low-acuity patients, who present with minor ailments.

Dr. Lee Awarded the 2017 Young Investigator Grant from the National Kidney Foundation

Dr. John Lee
Dr. Lee’s study holds great promise for patients on peritoneal dialysis who are vulnerable to acquiring peritonitis, an infection that can cause significant morbidity and even death.

Dr. Meltzer Launches Initiative for Residents to Improve Communications Skills in Surrogate Decision-Making

Dr. Ellen Meltzer
Often residents-in-training are called upon to facilitate end-of-life care discussions with family members, and Weill Cornell faculty are helping internal medicine residents to build their skills in this specialized form of communication.

Newly Discovered Receptor Acts as Messenger for Nerve Cells: Artis Lab Publishes Paper in Nature

Intestinal goblet cells and mucin production
A breakthrough paper has been published in Nature revealing that the immune system and the neuronal system work together inside the gut to respond to infection.

Preventing Infections from Resistant Gut Bacteria in Vulnerable Patients with Cancer

Dr. Michael Satlin
Dr. Michael Satlin has been making critical advances towards understanding how to analyze stool samples to predict which bacterial infections may occur when a patient’s immune system is weakened after chemotherapy.

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.

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