The monies will go to establish a Diversity Center of Excellence, which will operate under the auspices of the Cornell Center for Health Equity.
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.
Patients with HFpEF develop heart failure symptoms like fatigue and shortness of breath despite normal (or preserved) heart pump function.
This award was founded to encourage outstanding research in women’s health. The finalists presented their work at Medicine Grand Rounds.
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.
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.
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 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. 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 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.