This award recognizes faculty members whose scholarship, dedication, and leadership have greatly enriched the life of the Medical College, its faculty and its students.
Recognizing extraordinary contributions to patient care, this award honors a physician who displays exceptional dedication in providing outstanding and compassionate patient-centered care and exemplifies altruistic and humanistic qualities.
Dr. Michael Satlin has been making critical advances towards understanding how to analyze stool samples to predict which bacterial infections may occur when a patient’s immune system is weakened after chemotherapy.
Karen works with cancer patients in the Division of Hematology and Oncology and her story was recently highlighted in the New York Post. This was the first time that the ACS has honored an oncology nurse. The Department congratulates Karen on this outstanding achievement.
The Weill Department of Medicine is delighted to announce that Dr. Nicole Cruz has been named the National Hispanic Medical Association Resident of the Year. This honor will be bestowed at the NHMA National Meeting in Washington, DC in May 2017.
Dr. John P. Leonard has been appointed to serve as the Interim Chair of the Weill Department of Medicine (WDOM) and a search for a new Chair for the WDOM has been initiated. Dr. Leonard is also the Associate Dean of Clinical Research at WCMC, the Chief of the Lymphoma Service, and is Associate Director for Clinical Research of the Weill Cornell Cancer Center.
The prestigious award reflects Dr. Ralph Nachman’s decades-long devotion to the training and mentoring of early-career hematologists. He will be honored at ASH’s 58th annual meeting and exposition held on December 4.
The 25th Annual Weill Department of Medicine Awards were announced on June 29, 2016 at Medicine Grand Rounds. 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. It is supported by the Michael Wolk Foundation.
Initiated in 2002, the Fellow Award in Research is presented annually to fellows within the Weill Department of Medicine who have presented outstanding research. This year's finalists were announced at the June 22 Medicine Grand Rounds.
Dr. Jia Ruan, an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, who works with the The Lymphoma Clinical Research Group at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian, has been awarded a 2016 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award from the Clinical Research Forum. The award is in recognition of breakthrough research demonstrating the efficacy of an innovative combination therapy for treating mantle cell lymphoma.