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Dr. Peña’s Medical Journey Featured in STAT

Dr. Jessica Peña
“My own path in medicine has been bolstered by HPREP and other programs like it at later stages of my training and career,” says Dr. Peña.

Dr. Goyal Leads New Program for Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)

Dr. Parag Goyal
Patients with HFpEF develop heart failure symptoms like fatigue and shortness of breath despite normal (or preserved) heart pump function.

2018 Wallis Prize for Women's Health Research Awarded at Medicine Grand Rounds

2018 Wallis Prize
This award was founded to encourage outstanding research in women’s health. The finalists presented their work at Medicine Grand Rounds.

Dr. Christini Appointed as Vice Dean of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Dr. David Christini
In his new role as Vice Dean, Dr. Christini will develop and implement educational innovations for master’s and doctoral students with an emphasis on the latest in biomedical research and training.

Dr. Goyal Receives Prestigious Glorney-Raisbeck Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases

Parag Goyal
The New York Academy of Medicine has announced that the Glorney-Raisbeck Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases has been awarded to Dr. Parag Goyal. Dr. Goyal, currently a fellow in the Division of Cardiology, trained in internal medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine.

Dr. Pitt Appointed to Director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI)

Dr. Geoffrey Pitt
After a national search, Dr. Geoffrey Stuart Pitt has been appointed to Director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CRVI) at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Pitt will be joining the Maurice R. and Corinne P. Greenberg Division of Cardiology as the Ida and Theo Rossi Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Weill Department of Medicine in July of 2016. He will lead and direct the basic and translational research program focused on cardiovascular diseases and cardiovascular sciences.

The Department of Medicine Annual Investigators Award Recipients of 2015

2015 Investigator Award finalists
This award 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. It is supported by the Michael Wolk Foundation.

Dr. Patterson Receives 2015 Distinguished Scientist Award from the ACC

Dr. Cam Patterson
The award, which recognizes major contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge, was presented to Dr. Patterson at the College's 64th Annual Scientific Session. Dr. Patterson, a Professor of Medicine in the Weill Department of Medicine (WDOM), is the newly recruited Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Weill Department of Medicine Fosters a New Generation of Investigators

Weill Cornell Department of Medicine Junior Faculty
The Weill Department of Medicine is focused on increasing its research footprint both at Weill Cornell and on a national level. To that end, the department has established a mentoring infrastructure to assist junior faculty during their transition to NIH K and R series grants. This infrastructure supports a monthly meeting that seeks to build, promote, and mentor the department's junior faculty.

Division of Cardiology Begins Investigator-Initiated Multicenter Study to Study Cardiac Device

Weill Cornell Cardiology
Atrial high rate episodes have been associated with an increased risk of stroke, heart failure and death. The study, which officially began in July 2014, has already enrolled six subjects and has recruited multiple leading centers across the United States to participate.

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