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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.

Dr. Wolk Interviewed on Appropriate Use of Tests for Stable Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Michael Wolk
In over 90 clinical scenarios of patients commonly seen by physicians with possible coronary artery disease, nuclear imaging, echo, CTA, exercise stress testing, MR, and angiography were compared against each other for the most appropriate approach for patient care.

Meet the PEAC Team

Weill Cornell Medicine News
Drs. Oren A. Friedman and James M. Horowitz, Division of Pulmonary-Critical Care and Cardiology respectively, have recently published a paper in Endovascular Today (July 2013) on building a pulmonary embolism multidisciplinary team.

Department Physicians Elected to Institute of Medicine

David J. Skorton, M.D., President of Cornell University and a member of the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Joseph J. Fins, M.D., Chief of Weill Cornell's Division of Medical Ethics and an Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine.

Department of Medicine Investigator Award

This award is presented annually to members of the Department of Medicine below the rank of professor who perform on outstanding levels in the areas of clinical and/or basic biomedical research. The award has been generously supported by the Michael Wolk Foundation.

Department of Medicine Investigator Award

This award is presented annually to members of the Department of Medicine below the rank of professor who perform on outstanding levels in the areas of clinical and/or basic biomedical research. The award has been generously supported by the Michael Wolk Foundation.

Dr. Holly Andersen to Lead Education and Outreach at Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute

Dr. Holly Andersen
Dr. Holly Andersen, of the Division of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, has been appointed Director of Education and Outreach at the new Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. The newly created position underscores the Institute's strong commitment to raising awareness about the risks of heart disease.

Dr. Basson Appointed Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine

Craig T. Basson, M.D. has been appointed as the Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine, effective November 1, 2008. His selection for this endowed professorship is in recognition of his leadership and international reputation as a physician-scientist in the field of human cardiovascular genetics disease.

Stephen Scheidt, MD, Distinguished Visiting Professorship in the Department of Medicine

We are pleased to announce the Stephen Scheidt, M.D., Distinguished Visiting Professorship in the Department of Medicine, funded by a grant from the New York Cardiology Foundation of New York Cardiology Associates in memory of our esteemed colleague, Dr. Stephen Scheidt.