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Furthering Diversity at Weill Cornell: $2.7 Million Grant from the HRSA Awarded

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The monies will go to establish a Diversity Center of Excellence, which will operate under the auspices of the Cornell Center for Health Equity.

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.

Residency Diversity Open House: A Successful Make Your Match

2018 Make Your Match
Medical students got to participate in mock residency interviews, meet top experts in a wide range of medical fields, and learn about the career paths of former Weill Cornell residents.

Dean Choi Quoted in Forbes on Immigration, American Medical Colleges, and the Future of Medicine

Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi
Dr. Choi reviewed topics ranging from H1B visas, travel restrictions and the “dreamers,” to a predicted shortfall of 120,000 physicians in the U.S. by 2030.

Dr. Cruz Named National Hispanic Medical Association Resident of the Year

Dr. Nicole Cruz
The Weill Department of Medicine is delighted to announce that Dr. Nicole Cruz has been named the National Hispanic Medical Association Resident of the Year. This honor will be bestowed at the NHMA National Meeting in Washington, DC in May 2017.

Dr. Golightly Appointed to Associate Dean of Diversity at Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Linnie Golightly
In her new role, Dr. Linnie Golightly will work closely with fellow Associate Dean of Diversity, Dr. Rache M. Simmons, within the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. She will be focused on enhancing initiatives to increase underrepresented minority diversity throughout our community. Having a wealth of longstanding experience as a researcher and mentor in her field, Dr. Golightly will help to diversify the biomedical research workforce at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Former Resident Selected for 2016-17 White House Fellows Program

Dr. B. Cameron Webb
Dr. B. Cameron Webb, who trained in our internal medicine residency program, has been selected for the prestigious honor of a White House Fellowship. Founded in 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, the White House Fellows Program offers exceptional Americans first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.

Dr. Morales Appointed as WDOM's Vice Chair for Diversity

Dr. Susana Morales
Dr. Morales joined the Weill Cornell Medicine faculty in 1998 and currently serves as the Associate Director of the Housestaff Training Program in Internal Medicine. She obtained her MD from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the Presbyterian Hospital of the City of New York.

Dr. Michael G. Knight Named as a '40 Under 40' Leader in Health

Dr. Michael Knight
Dr. Michael G. Knight, who trained in internal medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, has been named as one of the '40 Under 40 Leaders in Health' by the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF). The NMQF is an organization dedicated to eliminating health disparities through innovation, collaboration and data-driven initiatives.

Dr. Garrett-Bakelman Invited by NASA to Speak on Medical Genomics

Dr. Francine Garrett-Bakelman
Dr. Francine Garrett-Bakelman, an Instructor in Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, was invited by NASA to speak on "Medical Genomics." On February 11, 2016, she delivered a talk at the Universities Space Research Association, Lunar and Planetary Institute, in Houston, Texas, reporting on medical genomic technologies, applications, and their integration into clinical care.

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Dr. Susana Morales, Vice Chair
Tel: (212) 746-1358
srm2001@med.cornell.edu

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