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Annual Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) Poster Symposium: Continued Success

2022 QIPS Symposium
The interdepartmental and interdisciplinary celebration of quality and patient safety initiatives included 27 projects from 13 departments across WCM, Lower Manhattan Hospital, NYP/Queens, and NYP/Brooklyn Methodist.

Clinic for Gender Affirming Care Opens in the Weill Department of Medicine

Dr. Ann Danoff
In a welcoming environment, the team is committed to providing individualized gender affirming hormone treatment. When feasible, the team suggests in person appointments for initial visits but will also accommodate patients for virtual visits.

WDOM’s 6th Annual Research Retreat Day Hosts Leader in RNA and Vaccine Research

2021 research retreat
Lectures were provided by WDOM faculty and keynote speaker, Dr. Drew Weissman, who played a major role in critical discoveries that allowed for the mRNA platform to be used in developing vaccines against SARS-CoV.

Dr. Lo and Colleagues Publish Key Findings on COVID-19 and Insulin Resistance

Dr. James C. Lo
The researchers found that SARS-CoV-2 triggers an inflammatory antiviral response in the adipose tissue (body fat) and causes its dysfunction.

The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Center for Metabolic Health Opens: Bringing Together Experts to Catalyze Discovery in Metabolic Disease

Center for Metabolic Health Opening
The new Center is well-positioned to become a world-renowned leader for scientific discovery in translational and molecular discovery related to the pathogenesis and treatment of metabolic disease.

Goncalves Lab at the Forefront of Research Showing How Fructose in the Diet Contributes to Obesity

Dr. Marcus DaSilva Goncalves
Dr. Goncalves and colleagues have published a paper in Nature demonstrating that a high-fructose diet promotes the elongation of intestinal villi.

Fund for the Future Awards Announced: Advancing Research Careers of Junior Faculty

The Fund for the Future award supports selected junior faculty during the crucial period of career development spanning completion of research training through the early years of their first faculty position at WCM.

WDOM Faculty Across Many Divisions Accepted to the 2020-2021 Class of LAMP

A development program for junior faculty, LAMP provides participants with critical tools to accomplish their primary career goals as academicians in the field of medicine.

The Young Investigators Award Recipients of 2020

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.

Empowering Educators: WDOM Hosts Educational Forum in Collaboration with The Academy for Teachers

Education conference
Dr. Hollenberg gave a presentation on the function and impact of the thyroid, and Dr. Alonso presented an additional lecture on diabetes. The day's activities also included a Q&A and laboratory tour.