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Dr. Oliver Fein Wins 2015 Award for Excellence in Public Health

Dr. Oliver Fein
This award recognizes Dr. Fein's lifetime of achievement as an advocate for health reform and greater community access.

Dr. Judy Tung Appointed to Chair of the Department of Medicine at NYP/LMH

Dr. Judy Tung
Judy Tung, M.D., will be joining NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital (NYP/LMH) to serve as Chair of the Department of Medicine as of January 2016. A leading expert in internal medicine and primary care, Dr. Tung also specializes in women's health.

Dr. Monika Safford Appointed to Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine

Dr. Monika Safford
Recruited from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine (UAB), Dr. Safford is a leading scholar in the field of internal medicine.

The 2015 David E. Rogers Memorial Research Award Finalists Announced

2015 Rogers Award finalists
Established in 1995, the David E. Rogers Memorial Research Award encourages medical residents to continue their investigative research in internal medicine. Each year, senior medical residents submit research abstracts, and four finalists are chosen to present their work during medical grand rounds.

Dr. Morales Receives SGIM's Rhodes Service Award: Honored for Extraordinary Service in Internal Medicine

Dr. Susana Morales
Dr. Morales is widely known for her superb patient care, academic scholarship, devotion to teaching, and pioneering work in health disparities. An exemplary role model for young physicians and investigators in training, the SGIM will celebrate her "extraordinary service to the SGIM and its missions" at their awards meeting held in April 2015.

The 2014 David E. Rogers Memorial Research Award Finalists Announced at Medicine Grand Rounds

2014 Rogers Award finalists
Established in 1995, the David E. Rogers Memorial Research Award encourages medical residents to continue their investigative research in internal medicine. Each year, senior medical residents submit research abstracts, and four finalists are chosen to present their work during medical grand rounds.

Dr. Simon Publishes Paper in Transfusion on Tick-Borne Blood Infection Babesia

Dr. Matthew Simon
Dr. Matthew Simon and colleagues have published a research study on the cost-effectiveness of novel screening strategies for preventing transfusion-transmitted babesiosis, the most common red blood cell transfusion-transmitted infection in the United States. The results suggest that, in highly endemic states such as New York, screening donated blood for antibodies to Babesia, would avoid additional cases and would be cost-effective relative to currently implemented blood supply screening for...

Bridging Care Transitions: Findings from a Resident-Staffed Program Published in Academic Medicine

Cover, Journal of Hospital Medicine
Department of Medicine physicians have published a pivotal paper on patient care transitions in Academic Medicine. The study evaluated findings from a resident-staffed early post-discharge program. A goal of any academic medical center is to ensure a patient's safety after discharge from the hospital. This often includes visits and follow-up care at outpatient practices that are staffed by residents-in-training. However, residents may not always be comfortable managing patient care transition.

Weill Cornell Community Clinic (WCCC) Welcomes Dr. Pamela Charney as Medical Director

Dr. Pamela Charney
Dr. Pamela Charney is a primary care Internal Medicine physician and medical educator committed to providing comprehensive care for her patients. Her academic interests include medical education and how patient diversity impacts on medical care. As Medical Director of the Weill Cornell Community Clinic, she brings invaluable experience to this robust student-run clinic that provides care to uninsured adults.

Intercampus Collaborative Research Grant for Dr. Sirotin

Dr. Nicole Sirotin
Nicole Sirotin, M.D. (co-PI, WCMC) and Sera Young, Ph.D. (PI, Cornell University, College of Human Ecology, Division of Nutritional Sciences) were granted an intercampus collaborative research grant. The project characterizes food insecurity in HIV-infected and -uninfected lactating women. Specifically, it is evaluating the relationship between food insecurity and maternal B12 and foliate levels, maternal depression and infant feeding practices.

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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