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Dr. Golightly Appointed to Associate Dean of Diversity at Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Linnie Golightly
In her new role, Dr. Linnie Golightly will work closely with fellow Associate Dean of Diversity, Dr. Rache M. Simmons, within the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. She will be focused on enhancing initiatives to increase underrepresented minority diversity throughout our community. Having a wealth of longstanding experience as a researcher and mentor in her field, Dr. Golightly will help to diversify the biomedical research workforce at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Azure Lists GHESKIO's Cholera Treatment Center on "The 10 Best Buildings of 2015"

GHESKIO Cholera Treatment Center
This exquisitely beautiful building was opened by MASS Design Group, a not-for-profit firm in Boston, and it is setting a new paradigm in solution-based design in medical center architecture. Providing care for HIV/AIDS since 1982, GHESKIO (Haitian Group for the Study of Kaposi's Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections) was pioneered by Weill Department of Medicine faculty members, Dr. Jean W. Pape and Dr. Warren D. Johnson, Jr.

An Empty Nester Vacation and an Unexpected Dog Bite

Weill Cornell Travel Medicine
With their son about to go off to college, Mr. Steve Newhouse and his wife, Ms. Gina Sanders, began to plan for a trip to Bhutan and China. Before leaving, Mr. Newhouse met with Dr. Henry Murray, co-founder of the Weill Cornell Travel Clinic, to ensure that he received any necessary pre-travel vaccines. All was in order, but the best laid plans were sidelined by something completely unexpected – a dog bite.

First Stop: Weill Cornell Travel Medicine (WCTM)

Weill Cornell Travel Medicine
Whether planning to travel for pleasure, work, or embarking on a humanitarian mission, it is vital to make a "first stop" with a travel medicine expert prior to leaving in order to ensure a safe and healthy trip. Since its inception in 1980, the Division of Infectious Diseases has been home to a premier clinic that serves this purpose.

Dr. Smith Receives the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center Physician Champion Award

Dr. Duane Smith
This award recognizes one physician annually who provides outstanding leadership and who inspires members of their team to provide excellent, compassionate, and responsible care for patients and their families.

The Department of Medicine Annual Investigators Award Recipients of 2015

2015 Investigator Award finalists
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.

The 2015 Fellow Award in Research Finalists Announced at Medicine Grand Rounds

2015 Fellows Award finalists
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 10 Medicine Grand Rounds (13th Annual).

Five Weill Department of Medicine Faculty Accepted to the Association of American Physicians (AAP)

AAP Logo
Membership to the AAP is a coveted honor and reflects remarkable dedication to the advancement of scientific and practical medicine. Founded in 1885 as a non-profit professional organization, the AAP has some 1,300 active members and 600 honorary members.

Weill Department of Medicine Fosters a New Generation of Investigators

Weill Cornell Department of Medicine Junior Faculty
The Weill Department of Medicine is focused on increasing its research footprint both at Weill Cornell and on a national level. To that end, the department has established a mentoring infrastructure to assist junior faculty during their transition to NIH K and R series grants. This infrastructure supports a monthly meeting that seeks to build, promote, and mentor the department's junior faculty.

Three Weill Department of Medicine Faculty Accepted to the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI)

Founded in 1908, the American Society of Clinical Investigation is an honor society of some 3,000 physician-scientists who serve in the upper ranks of academic medicine and industry. Those who become members of ASCI are premier leaders in translating findings from the laboratory to the advancement of clinical practice.

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Infectious Diseases

Roy M. Gulick, M.D., Chief

Avi Bueno, Administrator
Tel: (212) 746-4914
Fax: (212) 746-8675

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Infectious Diseases Associates & Weill Cornell Travel Medicine
1305 York Avenue, Floor 4
New York, NY 10021
Tel: (646) 962-TRIP (8747)

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