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WDOM Faculty Receive Honors at the Weill Cornell Medicine’s Diversity Awards Ceremony

2019 Diversity Award winners
Two of the WDOM’s faculty were honored for their outstanding service and leadership in promoting diversity in a ceremony on April 22, 2019.

Successful GME Diversity Welcome Back Held at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

GME Diversity Welcome Back
A Graduate Medical Education Diversity Welcome Back was held on January 19, 2019 for residency applicants to programs across NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Cornell Center for Health Equity-Diversity Center of Excellence/Office of Diversity and Student Life: Successful Kickoff for 2019!

The ongoing program of interdisciplinary and multilevel mentoring teams will meet twice more in the spring of 2019; four meetings will be held during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Latinas in Healthcare Mixer Inaugural Event Huge Success: Shared Heritage and Interests

Latinas in Healthcare Mixer
The event was open to students, trainees and professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing, physician’s assistant, social work, administration, and more.

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

WCM entrance
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.

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Office of Diversity

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

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