Research Administrator Kristen Brady Runs Half-Marathon to Raise Awareness of Children's Congenital Heart Conditions

On Feb. 26, Kristen Brady, Assistant Director of Research Administration in the Department, ran the 2024 Disney half-marathon and raised $3,250 for the Children’s Heart Foundation. Two of Kristen’s children have significant congenital heart defects. Her four-year-old daughter’s complex heart condition required three surgeries; today she thrives using half a heart. Her one-year-old son underwent surgery last fall for a congenital heart defect and is also doing well. Kristen expressed...

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...

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...

2023 Star Performers Program Recognizes Outstanding Employees

The Department is proud to celebrate our 2023 Star Performers, including our five award recipients. The Star Performers employee recognition program acknowledges exceptional non-physician employees who work in all areas of the Department of Medicine, including administration, clinical care, and research. Please take a moment to watch the 2023 Star Performers presentation and congratulate our stars.Winners recieved gift cards. To recognize someone in your area, please...

Weill Department of Medicine APPs Among Awardees at Advanced Practice Provider Awards

Three members of the Weill Department of Medicine community were among the providers recognized during Weill Cornell Medicine's second annual Advanced Practice Provider Awards this week. Kasey Woodin, NP, in the division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, won NP of the Year while Maureen Thyne, PA, in the division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, won Physician Assistant (PA) of the Year. In addition, Margie Fernandez-Sloves, NP, in the division of Gastroenterology &...

In Memory of Dr. Charles Maltz

The Weill Department of Medicine is saddened to announce the passing of Charles Maltz, M.D., Ph.D., a faculty member in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology for nearly 30 years. A native New Yorker and pillar of the Department who, over the years, touched many lives personally and professionally, specialized in the treatment of common gastroenterological issues, with a special interest in gastrointestinal bleeding, often made complex...

Dr. Maya Hogg Appointed Chief of Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital

The Weill Department of Medicine (WDOM) is pleased to announce Dr. Maya Hogg was recently appointed Chief of Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital (NYP-LMH) and Vice Chair in the Weill Department of Medicine, effective Oct. 1, 2023. Dr. Hogg succeeds Dr. Renuka Gupta, who served in the role from July 2020 to Aug. 2023. Dr. Gupta continues to serve as an adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine. We express our sincerest...

Reflecting on the State of the Department

Dr. John Leonard, Chair (Interim) of Weill Department of Medicine, recently held his State of the Department address, identifying key staff, faculty and department-wide updates over the last year. Key senior appointments included Dr. Jeff Wolchok being appointed director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center and Dr. Juliet Barker being named director of the Weill Cornell Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program; other notable appointments: Dr. Jonathan Weinsaft being...

Weill Department of Medicine Hosts Eighth Annual Research Retreat Day

The Eighth Annual Department of Medicine Research Retreat provides a distinct forum to bring together a diverse range of established and emerging faculty and trainees and experts in complimentary fields to foster and expand our research efforts. The conference features a range of faculty with talks reflecting different career stages and research fields. The conference's central goals are to (1) highlight the various research programs within the Department— specifically to promote interaction...

Young Investigators Award Recipients of 2023

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The 31st Young Investigators Award was announced on June 28 at Medicine Grand Rounds. This award, supported by the Michael Wolk Foundation, is presented annually to members of the Weill Department of Medicine below the rank of professor who perform on outstanding levels in the areas of clinical and/or basic biomedical research. Congratulations to our esteemed 2023 recipients! Winner"Localized Prostate Cancers from American Men of African Ancestry are Enriched in Genome Instability"Dr....

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