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

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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

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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.

Dr. Lee Appointed to Vice Chair for Quality and Patient Safety in the Weill Department of Medicine

Dr. Jennifer Lee
Dr. Jennifer I. Lee has been appointed to serve as Vice Chair for Quality and Patient Safety in the Weill Department of Medicine. Dr. Lee will continue to foster collaborative efforts to ensure high quality, high value care delivery for patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Dr. Morales Appointed as WDOM's Vice Chair for Diversity

Dr. Susana Morales
Dr. Morales joined the Weill Cornell Medicine faculty in 1998 and currently serves as the Associate Director of the Housestaff Training Program in Internal Medicine. She obtained her MD from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the Presbyterian Hospital of the City of New York.

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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