General Internal Medicine

Dr. Margaret McNairy Appointed Interim Chief of Hospital Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Dr. Margaret (Molly) McNairy has been appointed Interim Chief of the Section of Hospital Medicine, effective October 2, 2023.Dr. McNairy has been a practicing hospitalist in the section of Hospital Medicine since 2010. She is excited to build on the program’s exceptional foundation of high-quality inpatient clinical care, health care delivery innovation, and outstanding training of medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty. She brings expertise in implementation science...

WDOM Researchers host second annual Summer Institute for the REasons for Geographic And Racial Difference in Stroke – Myocardial Infarction Study

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The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke-Myocardial Infarction-4 (REGARDS-MI-4) Study, funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), held its second annual Summer Institute at Weill Cornell Medicine from July 31 – August 1, 2023. The 30 investigators were from Weill Cornell, led by Dr. Monika Safford; University of Alabama at Birmingham, led by Dr. Emily Levitan; and Duke, led by Dr. Barrett Bowling.The Study’s overall aims are to:Identify...

Dr. Madeline Sterling Awarded American Heart Association Grant to Improve Cardiovascular Health of Home Health Aides

Dr Sterling
Dr. Madeline Sterling, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Weill Department of Medicine, has been awarded a $400,000, three-year grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) to test and implement a behavioral lifestyle intervention among home health aides to improve their cardiovascular health and overall wellbeing.  Entitled “Leveraging Home Health Aides to Achieve Life’s Essential 8,” Dr. Sterling’s study is based on the AHA’s...

Dr. Monika Safford Recognized for Excellence in Mentoring Women Faculty

Dr. Monika Safford
Dr. Monika Safford, chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, director of the Cornell Center for Health Equity and the John J. Kuiper Professor of Medicine, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Jessica M. and Natan Bibliowicz Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women Faculty.The Bibliowicz Award recognizes outstanding men and women faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine who demonstrate commitment to advancing the academic careers of women in the areas of clinical care, research...

Dr. Safford Receives $7.9 Million Grant from NHLBI for the REGARDS-MI Study

Dr. Monika Safford
The new award into REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke – Myocardial Infarction (REGARDS-MI) will support both scientific aims and early-stage investigator training, with a focus on structural racism.

The Young Investigators Award Recipients of 2022

2022 Young Investigators Award
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.

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

The Weill Department of Medicine has announced five winners who will receive Fund for the Future (FFF) awards.

Women Physicians from the WDOM Highlighted as Portrait of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell Unveiled at NYP’s Lower Manhattan Hospital

Dr. Blackwell was the first woman in the United States to become an M.D. The occasion was in honor of National Women Physicians Day held on February 3, 2022.

Flattening the Curve for COVID-19: Drs. Nixon and Hupert Publish Key Findings in PNAS

Tansmission electron microscope image of SARS-CoV-2. Credit: NIAID-RML
The study employed a sophisticated computer modeling platform built in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Stracher Appointed Chief Medical Officer of Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Adam R. Stracher
Dr. Stracher will provide clinical leadership and direction on policies and programs that impact the health of faculty, staff, students, board members, and patients at Weill Cornell Medicine.

General Internal Medicine

Monika Safford, M.D., Chief

Blake Rambo, J.D., M.B.A., Administrator
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