In this key leadership role, Tammy will be directing administrative and business activities within the department, including finance, accounting, research administration, clinical operations, capital planning, academic appointments, and education.
Dr. Brown is the co-founder and Director of the bi-campus Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at NYP. He has been an integral part of the liver transplant effort at Weill Cornell since 1999 and joined the faculty full-time in 2015.
The WDOM congratulates its faculty who received Weill Cornell Medicine’s 2021 Excellence in Medical Education Awards. These awards honor educators for their outstanding contributions to the Weill Cornell Medicine medical education program.
The Fund for the Future award supports selected junior faculty during the crucial period of career development spanning completion of research training through the early years of their first faculty position at WCM.
The Dr. Louis Wade Sullivan Diversity Department of Medicine Lectureship is a newly named lecture in support of diversity and health equity. Dr. Sullivan spoke at WDOM's Medicine Grand Rounds in April.
The awards represent excellence in research to improve the health of women and underrepresented minorities and/or to reduce health disparities in healthcare systems and in clinical settings, either locally or globally.
Dr. Fernandez, formerly an Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine in the WDOM, joined Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell in 1987. An outstanding and beloved physician, he excelled at the highest level of excellence during his years with the WDOM and throughout his tenure in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine.
Dr. Reisman will serve as Director of Structural Heart Disease at NYP/Weill Cornell Medicine and as Co-Director of Structural Heart Disease for NYP/Queens and NYP/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.
In her role as Executive Director of the NYCEA, Ms. Rachmuth will oversee a large staff of experts in the fields of elder abuse research, advocacy, and clinical service.
The report recaps news and activities by division for the calendar year 2019, along with several current feature stories. There are also updates on COVID-19 activities, leadership, honors and awards, and educational programs.