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Dr. Kyu Rhee Elected into the American Academy of Microbiology

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The American Academy of Microbiology (Academy) has elected Dr. Kyu Rhee, a professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, to its Class of 2024. Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology, an honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. 

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Getting Back to Basics: Dr. Hasina Outtz Reed’s Mission to Uncover the Origins of Lung Disease

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The feature "Getting Back to Basics: Dr. Hasina Outtz Reed's Mission to Uncover the Origins of Lung Disease" is among the features in the Department's 2023 Annual Report.

When Dr. Hasina Outtz Reed pursued a Ph.D. in science, she knew she wanted her work to directly impact people. “I wanted to have the ability to use my knowledge to see how science related to medicine and patient care, particularly translational medicine,” she says. Today, Dr. Outtz Reed, the James Hilton Manning and...

Latest Vitals: the Life-Changing Impact of a Father's Illness, the Value of Teamwork & More

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Enjoy our latest episodes of Vitals, showcasing colleagues across our diverse Weill Department of Medicine community of clinicians, researchers, trainees, and administrative staff. 

Recent guests include:

Dr. Sara Czaja, who discusses her journey in palliative medicine Dr. Margaret "Molly" McNairy, who talks about her groundbreaking research in HIVDr. Carl Crawford, whose touching story about his father's illness shaped his perception of medicineDr. Susana Morales, who touches on...

Recognizing Our 2023 Cheers for Peers

Cheers for Peers is a peer recognition program to help doctors recognize their colleagues for brightening up the workplace, going the extra mile, or being there for support. It’s a way to celebrate the small acts of kindness we encounter every day.

Send a  big “thank you” to your colleague, fellow or resident for brightening your day by completing our short survey, reflecting on:

Those thoughtful words that lift our spiritsThe small act of support that helped us through our...

Dr. Arnab Ghosh Named a 2024 NIH Climate and Health Scholar

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Dr. Arnab Ghosh, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently named a National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2024 Climate and Health Scholar. This is the NIH’s second year doing the program. Dr. Ghosh is one of seven established scientists withexpertise in climate and health who will continue work on the NIH’s effort to reduce health threats from climate change across the lifespan and build health resilience in individuals, communities, and nations...

Race Doesn't Impact Cardiovascular Risk Calculations

A study recently published in JAMA Cardiology adds to a growing body of evidence questioning the use of race in medical decision-making. Currently, doctors use cardiovascular risk assessments that include personal health information, gender and race to gauge how likely a person is to develop heart disease. The risk score can then guide lifestyle changes and medications to prevent disease.

“The major takeaway is we need to rethink the idea of race in cardiovascular risk prediction,”...

At the Heart of It All: Our Dedication to Mentorship

The feature "At the Heart of It All - The Weill Department of Medicine's Dedication to Mentorship," is among the features in the Department's 2023 Annual Report.

Mentorship is a core part of Weill Cornell Medicine’s tripartite mission of education, research and high-quality patient care. It is at the center of the Department of Medicine’s spirit of collaboration. “Mentoring is one of the most rewarding aspects of my career,” said Dr. Monika Safford, Chief of the Division of General...

Dr. Anyanate Gwendolyne Jack and Rachel Stahl Salzman Discuss Advancements in Obesity and Diabetes Management

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In the latest episode of Weill Cornell Medicine's Back to Health podcast, Dr. Anyanate Gwendolyne Jack and Rachel Stahl Salzman, M.S. discuss what patients should know about recent advancements in obesity and diabetes management. They review risk factors and behaviors that can lead to obesity, as well as address systemic issues that can lead to disparities in diverse communities. They also highlight the multidisciplinary team approach...

Dr. Marcus D. Goncalves Inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI)

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Dr. Marcus D. Goncalves, the Ralph L. Nachman, M.D. Research Scholar and an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been elected as a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) for 2024.

Dr. Marcus D. Goncalves has been elected as a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) for 2024.

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