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Annual Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) Poster Symposium: Continued Success

2022 QIPS Symposium
The interdepartmental and interdisciplinary celebration of quality and patient safety initiatives included 27 projects from 13 departments across WCM, Lower Manhattan Hospital, NYP/Queens, and NYP/Brooklyn Methodist.

Dr. Van Besien Leads Novel Life-saving Bone Marrow Transplant Highlighted on NPR’s FRESH AIR

Dr. Koen van Besien
Another success story under Dr. Koen van Besien’s leadership of the Bone Marrow Transplantation Program in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, WDOM, has been highlighted on NPR.

Dr. Roboz and Patient Delia Ephron Interviewed on CBS News Sunday Morning: Leukemia, Loss, and Love

Dr. Gail Roboz
Interviewed by Dr. Jonathan LaPook of CBS News’s Sunday Morning, Dr. Gail Roboz’s patient, Delia Ephron, shared her experiences after learning she had leukemia in 2017.

Dr. Prigerson’s Research on Prolonged Grief Disorder Highlighted in The New York Times

Dr. Prigerson, who has been working to include prolonged grief disorder as a classified, diagnosable psychiatric disorder, provided perspective and insights on the topic based upon her research studies over the years.

Clinic for Gender Affirming Care Opens in the Weill Department of Medicine

Dr. Ann Danoff
In a welcoming environment, the team is committed to providing individualized gender affirming hormone treatment. When feasible, the team suggests in person appointments for initial visits but will also accommodate patients for virtual visits.

WDOM Physician-Scientists Play Key Role in Possibly Curing HIV Infection by Special Stem-Cell Transplant

Drs. Van Besien, Hsu, and Glesby
Drs. Koen Van Besien, Jingmei Hsu, and Marshall Glesby have led a clinical trial involving a patient living with HIV who has now been free of the virus for 14 months.

Flattening the Curve for COVID-19: Drs. Nixon and Hupert Publish Key Findings in PNAS

Tansmission electron microscope image of SARS-CoV-2. Credit: NIAID-RML
The study employed a sophisticated computer modeling platform built in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Stracher Appointed Chief Medical Officer of Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Adam R. Stracher
Dr. Stracher will provide clinical leadership and direction on policies and programs that impact the health of faculty, staff, students, board members, and patients at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Dr. Cristofanilli Appointed as Director of Breast Medical Oncology in Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Dr. Massimo Cristofanilli
Dr. Cristofanilli's many scientific advances in the field of breast cancer include novel biomarkers (endocrine), findings on circulating tumor cells, and drug development with a focus on endocrine therapy.

Dr. Prigerson Highlighted in New York Times Article on Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD)

PGD is a syndrome in which people feel stuck in a cycle of mourning that can last for years or even decades. This ongoing cycle can impair an individual’s daily life, relationships, and job performance.

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