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Department of Medicine
Dr. Anthony Hollenberg

Anthony Hollenberg, M.D.
Chair, Weill Department of Medicine

As the Chair of the Joan and Sanford I. 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.

New York City offers an ideal setting for our pursuits, a multicultural academic mecca providing a full spectrum of patient cohorts and diseases that is unparalleled anywhere in the world. Our researchers are collaborating on projects nationally and internationally with colleagues at the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) here at Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian, as well as with our neighboring world-class institutions, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Rockefeller University, and Hospital for Special Surgery. Read more


11th Annual Infectious Disease Update

11th Annual Infectious Disease Update

Jun 05, 2020
9:00am to 1:00pm

Virtual Conference via ZOOM

Target Audience for this program consists of primary care providers (internists, family practitioners, infectious diseases specialists, nurse practitioners, and physician...


Great Debates and Updates: Hematologic Malignancies

Great Debates and Updates: Hematologic Malignancies

Jul 17, 2020
8:00am to 7:00pm

Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan

Great Debates and Updates: Hematologic Malignancies is an interactive Continuing Medical Education (CME) conference designed to meet the needs of health care professionals (...


VIRTUAL EVENT: Spine Tumor Seminar 2020

VIRTUAL EVENT: Spine Tumor Seminar 2020

Oct 22, 2020
8:30am to 12:30pm

Via Zoom

Specialists from Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian Hospital and affiliates share state-of-the-art treatment paradigms for patients with spinal tumors (metastatic as...




#HairstylesForHeroes is a fundraising initiative to support Weill Cornell Medicine’s Department of Medicine junior faculty members and trainees, who have served on the front lines of the pandemic response.

Publication in Cell Host & Microbe Reveals Why Some Ulcerative Colitis Patients Benefit from Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT)

Cell Host & Microbe cover. Artwork by C. Demarta, eureka comunicazione visiva, courtesy of Cell Press.
Fecal microbiota transplant has been shown in some studies to promote healing in the mucosal lining of the lower digestive tract, thus relieving ulcerative colitis symptoms in some people.

Diversity Center of Excellence of the Cornell Center for Health Equity Receives U.S. Department of HHS Training Grant

Dr. Susana Morales
This grant will serve to expand health professions workforce training with a focus on telehealth and distance learning capabilities in response to COVID-19. It will also help to further faculty and student research training on COVID-19 in minority...

In Memoriam: Dr. Marcus M. Reidenberg

A member of the Weill Department of Medicine for more than 40 years, Dr. Reidenberg exemplified unwavering dedication in all of his roles as a physician, investigator, educator, and academic leader.

Dr. Gulick Named Co-Chair of the NIH’s COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines

Dr. Roy Gulick
The guidelines will draw on the knowledge of a panel of experts and will be updated frequently with scientific evidence and data to inform clinicians on how to best manage patients with COVID-19.

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