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New Weill Cornell Medicine Video on Health Equity through Diversity Initiatives

Dr. Susana Morales
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.

Dr. Shin Receives a Visioning Award from Dr. Pollack’s NYC Visioning Initiative

Dr. Joseph Shin
Dr. Shin’s project will be part of the initiative’s effort to expand learning and research opportunities in New York City for faculty and students, and will complement work in Ithaca during the 2019-20 academic year.

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.

Division Administrator Launches Student Internship in General Internal Medicine

Anita Mesi
The internship program has been designed to provide interns with exposure to a top academic medical center where patient care, education, and research is the ongoing focus.

Dr. Goyal Leads New Program for Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)

Dr. Parag Goyal
Patients with HFpEF develop heart failure symptoms like fatigue and shortness of breath despite normal (or preserved) heart pump function.

2018 Wallis Prize for Women's Health Research Awarded at Medicine Grand Rounds

2018 Wallis Prize
This award was founded to encourage outstanding research in women’s health. The finalists presented their work at Medicine Grand Rounds.

Health Equity Symposium Attracts Distinguished Support from the Medical and Tech Communities

2018 Tri-Campus Health Equity Symposium group photo
The symposium addressed the full spectrum of health equity, from clinical research and basic sciences, to building academic community partnerships in support of scholarly projects.

Division of General Internal Medicine Hosts “#ProudtobeGIM” Event

#ProudtobeGIM
Centered around poster sessions and networking, the event covered topics from evidence-based medicine, integrative health and wellbeing, health care delivery and systems, to training issues, hospital medicine, health disparities, and global health.

Chief of General Internal Medicine Working to Build Patient Trust: PALS

Dr. Monika Safford
The many major advances since Dr. Safford’s arrival to Weill Cornell have included the merging of hospital medicine and ambulatory care; the establishment of NIH-sponsored studies on health disparities; and the PALS.

Dr. Yoon Kang Appointed Associate Dean for Program Development and Operations of Medical Education

Dr. Yoon Kang
Dr. Yoon Kang has been promoted from Assistant Dean for Clinical Curriculum to the newly created position of Associate Dean for Program Development and Operations of Medical Education. Dr. Kang is also the Director of the Margaret and Ian Smith Clinical Skills Center at Weill Cornell Medicine. She has received numerous teaching awards at Weill Cornell.

Contact Information

General Internal Medicine

Monika Safford, M.D., Chief

Anita Mesi, Administrator
Tel: (646) 962-5900
Fax: (646) 962-5039
GIM-Admin@med.cornell.edu

Adult Internal Medicine

Judy Tung, M.D., Section Chief

Hospital Medicine

Arthur Evans, M.D., M.P.H., Section Chief

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Related External Links

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PDF icon  Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)
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