Dr. Jonathan W. Weinsaft appointed Chief of the Greenberg Division of Cardiology

Dr. Weinsaft
Dr. Jonathan W. Weinsaft, an outstanding physician-scientist whose clinical research includes a focus on cardiovascular imaging, been appointed chief of the Division of Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, effective July 1, 2023. The Greenberg Division of Cardiology, housed within the Weill Department of Medicine, is dedicated to diagnosing and treating patients with disorders of the heart and blood vessels that comprise...

Drs. Thomas Di Vitantonio and Maria Karas Named 2023 Physicians of the Year

doctors in group
Congratulations to Drs. Thomas Di Vitantonio and Maria Karas, who were recently named 2023 Physicians of the Year by NewYork-Presbyterian’s Department of Nursing. Each year, the Department of Nursing honors a select number of physicians who exemplify Weill Cornell’s values of collaboration and service.At a ceremony March 30, chief medical resident and instructor in medicine Dr. Di Vitantonio was recognized for being an exceptional partner to the nursing team, proactively seeking...

Dr. Lo and Colleagues Publish Key Findings on COVID-19 and Insulin Resistance

Dr. James C. Lo
The researchers found that SARS-CoV-2 triggers an inflammatory antiviral response in the adipose tissue (body fat) and causes its dysfunction.

2021 Fellow Award in Research Announced at Medicine Grand Rounds

2021 Fellow Award Finalists
Initiated in 2002, the award is given to fellows within the Weill Department of Medicine who have performed outstanding research. This year's finalists were presented at Medicine Grand Rounds on June 23.

Four WDOM Faculty Receive the 2021 ASCI Council Young Physician-Scientist Award

Four faculty in the WDOM have received the ASCI Council Young Physician-Scientist Award. This prestigious award recognizes physician-scientists who are early in their first faculty appointment and have made notable achievements in their research.

Dr. Safford and Colleagues Publish Pivotal Paper in Circulation: Social Determinants to Prevent Fatal Heart Attacks

Dr. Monika Safford
The researchers analyzed data from the REGARDS Study, which tracked cardiovascular-related outcomes in over 20,000 people for a decade, to identify adverse social determinants of health that can lead to a higher likelihood of a fatal heart attack.

Dr. Mark Reisman – Renowned Leader in Structural Heart Disease – Recruited to Weill Department of Medicine

Dr. Mark Reisman
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.

Dr. Weinsaft and Dr. Kim Publish Critical Findings on Damage to the Heart’s Right Ventricle from COVID-19

Transthoracic two-dimensional color Doppler echocardiography. Credit: Shutterstock.
Published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Drs. Jonathan Weinsaft and Jiwon Kim have shown that an echocardiogram is a useful tool in evaluating COVID-19 patients who have damage to the heart’s right ventricle.

Dr. Parag Goyal Receives The Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging

Dr. Parag Goyal
This prestigious research award is a 5-year grant in the amount of $1.1 million and will support development and testing of Dr. Goyal’s novel strategy for deprescribing medication in older adults with heart failure.

WDOM Faculty Across Many Divisions Accepted to the 2020-2021 Class of LAMP

A development program for junior faculty, LAMP provides participants with critical tools to accomplish their primary career goals as academicians in the field of medicine.


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