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


Events

The Third Annual Primary Care & Hospital Medicine Innovations Symposium

The Third Annual Primary Care & Hospital Medicine Innovations Symposium

Feb 27, 2020
8:00am to 3:00pm

Belfer Research Building

Keynote: “Motivation, Innovation, Inspiration, Transformation: Why General Internal Medicine (GIM) Doctors are Leading Medical Education” Abby L. Spencer F.A.C.P., M.D., M.S....

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Principle-Driven Behavioral Intervention Development to Promote Health and Well-Being

Principle-Driven Behavioral Intervention Development to Promote Health and Well-Being

Feb 27, 2020
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Knowing the principles of a behavioral intervention tells us what is important about the intervention, why it is important and why it may be critical to administer the...

Basic and Translational Pulmonary Research Conference

Basic and Translational Pulmonary Research Conference

Feb 28, 2020
2:00pm to 3:00pm

A-950 Auditorium

"Aging, Bioenergetics and Chronic Lung Disease" Victor J. Thannickal, M.D. Medicine and Pathology Professor Pulmonary, Allergic and Critical Care Director Respiratory Disease...
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News

Dr. Wilkin Appointed as a Principal Investigator on $8.3 Million Grant from the NCI: HPV Clinical Trials

Dr. Timothy Wilkin
The grant will fund critical studies on HPV-related cancers in people living with HIV and will include clinical trials focused on two forms of cancer – oropharyngeal and cervical.

Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Celebrates New Outpatient Primary Care Practice

Center on Aging ribbon-cutting
The Center on Aging is a relocation of the Wright Center on Aging that had been located on First Avenue at 77th Street. The new Center is state-of-the-art, serene, and tailored to the needs of older adults and their caregivers.

Empowering Educators: WDOM Hosts Educational Forum in Collaboration with The Academy for Teachers

Education conference
Dr. Hollenberg gave a presentation on the function and impact of the thyroid, and Dr. Alonso presented an additional lecture on diabetes. The day's activities also included a Q&A and laboratory tour.

Dr. Tung Appointed to Associate Dean for Faculty Development at Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Judy Tung
In her role as Associate Dean for Faculty Development, she will be providing the Office of Faculty Development with operational and strategic support.

Targeting the Type 1 Interferon Pathway to Treat Lupus: Dr. Crow Provides Perspective in Science

Dr. Mary Crow
Dr. Crow provided an analysis on new findings involving the overproduction of type 1 interferon in lupus. The research has yielded data on one of the mechanisms that might explain why interferon is being made in excess in lupus.

Clinical Trials

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Weill Department of Medicine Annual Report

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Established in 1991 thanks to the generosity of donors and friends, the Fund for the Future has supported a tradition of excellence in the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine.

Residency training

Residency training in Internal Medicine

The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine is home to one of the country's premiere internal medicine residency programs.