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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.

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.

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.

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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