The festive and extremely well-attended event included trainees, faculty, as well as Dr. Susana Morales, Vice Chair, Office of Diversity, and many other members of diversity leadership.
The Diversity Center of Excellence has launched programs and initiatives fostering excellence and support for underrepresented minorities. A new video highlights leaders in diversity and future strategies.
Two of the WDOM’s faculty were honored for their outstanding service and leadership in promoting diversity in a ceremony on April 22, 2019.
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.
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.
The event was open to students, trainees and professionals in the fields of medicine, nursing, physician’s assistant, social work, administration, and more.
The monies will go to establish a Diversity Center of Excellence, which will operate under the auspices of the Cornell Center for Health Equity.
“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.
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.
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.