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Recent Graduates

Graduates of the program can be found around the country and around the globe as highly effective clinical educators, physician-scientists, clinicians and academic leaders.

Graduates of the Program

Subspecialty Fellowship Appointments of House Staff

Cardiology

2017

  • Ashley Beecy, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Joe Negusei, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Ray Pashun, Hofstra Northwell, Manhasset, NY
  • Agam Patel, Texas Heart Institute/BSLMC, Houston, TX
  • Colin Raelson, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
  • Oktay Rifki, Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • Ajay Ullal, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Prashanth Venkatesh, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2016

  • Attila Feher, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Polydoros Kampaktsis, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Scott Purga, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Michael Tanoue, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2015

  • Mohamed Al-Kazaz, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Daniel Bachman, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Sergey Gurevich, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Daniel Pu, Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Matthew Schoenfeld, New York University, New York, NY
  • Kaaertiga Sivanesan, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Brian West, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Endocrinology

2016

  • Khawla Ali, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Anika Anam, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Avani Sinha, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Beverly Tchang, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, New York, NY

2015

  • Romona Kersellius, Icahn School of Medicine-Mount Sinai, New York, NY

2014

  • Jamie Mullally, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia, New York, NY
  • Marcus Goncalves, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Gastroenterology

2017

  • Rachel Niec, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Zaid Tafesh, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Russell Weg, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

2016

  • Nicole Shen, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

2015

  • Sheila Bharmal, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Shirley Cohen, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Andrew Gottfried, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • Aleksey Novikov, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Geriatrics

2017

  • Amy Shaw, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

2015

  • Erica Chu, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Daniel Sanchez, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Hematology and Medical Oncology

2017

  • Joseph Chan, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Nicole Cruz, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Victor Adorno Febles, New York University, New York, NY
  • Ryan Moy, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Jimmy Zhou, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

2016

  • Ghaith Abu Zeinah, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Marissa Friedman, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Joanna Rhodes, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Agata Bielska, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Christopher Hackett, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • David Knorr, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

2015

  • Kathryn Arbour, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Kelly Bolton, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Andrew Dunbar, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • John Ferrarone, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Yulian Khagi, University of California, San Diego, CA
  • Chyrstal Landry, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Sydney Lu, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Rui Wang, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Infectious Diseases

2017

  • Carrie Down, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Jonathan Huggins, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Reed Magleby, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

2016

  • Christopher Brown, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Nephrology

2017

  • Jason Law, University of California, San Francisco, CA

2016

  • Daniel Edmonston, Duke University, Durham, NC

2015

  • Amanda DeMauro, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Emily Lu, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Saif Muhsin, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Braintree, MA/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Jordan Nestor, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Palliative Care

2017

  • Michele Lee, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

2016

  • Richard Leiter, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2015

  • Sarah Adkins, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Pulmonary and Critical Care

2017

  • Michael Alexander, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Jamuna Krishnan, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Tayseer Mosleh, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Tom Nicholson, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
  • Chris Parkhurst, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Faisal Shaikh, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2016

  • Kerri Aronson, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Stephanie Guo, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Joshua Smith, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • William Zhang, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

2015

  • Nahal Mansouri, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Richard Wang, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Rheumatology

2016

  • Julie Nusbaum, New York University, New York, NY
  • Shudan Wang, New York University, New York, NY

2015

  • Vinicius Domingues, New York University, New York, NY

Other Fellowships

2016

  • Ashley Beecy, Research fellow, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Joseph Negusei, Research in Cardiology, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Madeline Sterling, Health Services Research/General Internal Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Zaid Tafesh, Transplant Hepatology, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Cameron Webb, The White House Fellowship, Washington D.C.

2015

  • Michael Knight, RWJF Clinical Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Bethel Woldu, Fogarty Global Health Clinical Research Fellowship
  • Neeha Zaidi, Immunology Fellowship, National Institute of Health

2014

  • Katherine Saunders, Weight Management Fellowship

Other Professional Pursuits of House Staff

Chief Residencies

2017

  • Zaid Almarzooq, Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Harpreet Bhatia, Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Emily Eichenberger, Chief Resident, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Zach Epstein-Peterson, Chief Resident, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Peggy Leung, Ambulatory Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Hana Lim, Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Derek Mazique, Quality Improvement Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

2016

  • Caroline Andrew, Chief Resident, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Jigar Contractor, Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Carrie Down, Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Jamuna Krishnan, Quality Improvement Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Amy Shaw, Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

2015

  • Kerri Aronson, Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Jason Dukes, Quality Improvement Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Horatio Holzer, Chief Resident, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Richard Leiter, Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • William Zhang, Chief Resident, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Clinical/Academic Practice

2017

  • Brett Ehrmann, Instructor in Medicine/Attending Physician, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

2015

  • Laura Gingras, Instructor in Medicine/Attending Physician, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
  • Adam Schwartz, Primary Care Attending Physician, Bellevue Hospital/New York University, New York, NY
  • Rowland Chavez, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, New York, NY

Hospitalists

2017

  • Alexander Abramowicz, University of Colorado Denver
  • Christina Chai, University of Pennsylvania
  • Catherine Galdun, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center-Basking Ridge
  • Joshua Geleris, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Zachary Hager, Duke University Medical Center
  • Jared Kirzner, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Jerard Kneifati-Hayek, New York University Medical Center
  • Kumar Nair, Alaska Native Medical Center
  • Joseph Nakhleh, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
  • Parimal Patel, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

2016

  • Juveria Abdullah, Hospitalist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Stacy Anderson, Hospitalist, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Elliot Coburn, Hospitalist, New York University, New York, NY
  • Rogelio Cruz, Department of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Paul Lu, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Raj Macchar, Instructor Department of Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Sheena Mathew, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Marshall Miller, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
  • Daniel Paget, Assistant Professor in Medicine Northwell Hospital System, Great Neck, NY
  • Karie Runcie, Instructor, Division of Medicine Northwell Health Physician Partners, Great Neck, NY
  • Pamela Tieu, Instructor in Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

2015

  • Mohini Aras, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Jennifer Chester, Hospitalist/Instructor, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Guillermo Espinoza, Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage AK
  • James Kuo, Evergreen Health Medical Center, Kirkland, WA
  • Elizabeth Maina, Hospitalist/Nocturnist, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Patrick Mcnair, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Stephen Perazzelli, Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, NY
  • John Ruffino, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Nancy Tray, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • David Veal, Hospitalist/Nocturnist, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Unique Career Tracks Have Included

  • Consultant, Biotechnology Company
  • Consultant, The McKenzie Group
  • Medical Writer, The New York Times
  • Combined MD/JO
  • Combined MD/MBA
  • High Risk Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Length-of-Stay Administrator
  • Physician, Indian Health Service (Arizona)
  • President, Merck Vaccines
  • Commissioner, New York City Department of Health
  • Commissioner, Food and Drugs
  • Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
  • President, NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC)
  • CEO, National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH)

Contact Information

Mailing Address

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/
Weill Cornell Medical College
Weill Department of Medicine 
525 East 68th Street, Box 130
New York, NY 10065

Residency Office

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New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 746-4749
Fax: (212) 746-6692
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