Five winners in the Weill Department of Medicine have been selected to receive Fund for the Future awards to pursue a wide range of breakthrough research.
The evening included congratulatory talks by Dr. Anthony Hollenberg, Chair, Weill Department of Medicine, and Dr. Kirana Gudi, Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program.
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.
The event included 30 posters from projects led by medical students, residents, fellows, attending faculty, and the Department of Nursing across seven departments on the Weill Cornell Medicine, Lower Manhattan, and NYP-Queens campuses.
A leader in providing outstanding mentorship over many decades, the Weill Department of Medicine celebrates its faculty who received honors at Commencement 2019.
This award was founded to encourage outstanding research in women’s health. The finalists presented their work at Medicine Grand Rounds.
Two of the WDOM’s faculty were honored for their outstanding service and leadership in promoting diversity in a ceremony on April 22, 2019.
Dr. Mehta’s work in the city of Pune, which is a hub for academic excellence in India, will involve implementing geriatric palliative care education for interdisciplinary providers across various healthcare settings.
Dr. Sharaiha will oversee a newly expanded interventional group, as well as advanced endoscopy training at the NewYork-Presbyterian's Greenberg Pavilion and David H. Koch Center.
Building upon the division’s strong legacy in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Dr. Longman will oversee and expand clinical, research and educational activities at the JRC.