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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.

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.

Telemedicine for the ER

Dr. Rahul Sharma, Emergency Physician-in-Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article, “Can Tech Speed Up Emergency Room Care?” The article describes a new program in the ER, Express Care, which is helping to solve what Dr. Sharma notes is one of the number one complaints heard by patients – “Wait time.”

Dr. Cruz Named National Hispanic Medical Association Resident of the Year

Dr. Nicole Cruz
The Weill Department of Medicine is delighted to announce that Dr. Nicole Cruz has been named the National Hispanic Medical Association Resident of the Year. This honor will be bestowed at the NHMA National Meeting in Washington, DC in May 2017.

Weill Department of Medicine Notes the Passing of Dr. R.A. Rees Pritchett

Dr. R.A. Rees Pritchett
The Weill Department of Medicine has lost an extraordinarily talented, distinguished, and dedicated member of its staff with the recent passing of Dr. Rees Pritchett.

Dr. Logio Featured in a Video for "We Are Weill Cornell Medicine"

Dr. Lia Logio has been featured in a video for “We Are Weill Cornell Medicine.” She discusses her career in medicine and her passion for teaching.

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