Patient Care

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.

Annual Weill Cornell Medicine Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Poster Symposium Held Virtually

First held in 2012, the event showcases quality and safety projects from all departments across the Weill Cornell uptown, Lower Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn Methodist locations.

Doctors and Students Assisting with COVID-19 Vaccine Effort to Address Hesitancy, Access

Dr. Julianne Imperato-McGinley is leading an effort to help make vaccination for COVID-19 available in trusted spaces within people’s own neighborhoods. It is estimated that 70 to 90% of the population needs to be vaccinated to reach herd immunity.

Study Recruiting 1,000 Healthcare Workers to Investigate Underlying Factors Driving COVID-19 Outcomes: NYP-WELCOME

Investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian are recruiting 1,000 asymptomatic health care workers for a study on COVID-19 that seeks to answer the question: why do some people become severely ill, while others have no symptoms?

QIA Celebrates Class of 2020 with Impressive Array of Projects: Focus on Collaboration

2020 QIPS QIA grand rounds
The event recognized the accomplishments of the QIA graduates and their ongoing commitment to improving patient care across the institution. Despite the many setbacks due to COVID-19, 10 projects were completed this year.

Dr. Paul Martin Receives 2020 Physician of the Year Award From NYP’s Department of Nursing

Dr. Paul Martin
The Department of Nursing gives the Physician of the Year Award to recognize physicians who consistently practice with nursing and support staff in a collaborative, collegial, and respectful manner.

Collaborative Observational Study Yields Key Findings on Kidney Transplant Patients with COVID-19

Until now, vital data had been lacking on graft and patient outcomes in kidney transplant recipients and the management of their immunosuppression in the setting of Covid-19.

Pivotal Paper on Clostridium difficile Published in Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Medical illustration of C. difficile bacteria
The paper is a one-year retrospective review of the incidence of Clostridium difficile infection in NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center inpatients.

Dr. Dana Zappetti Appointed as Vice Chair for Clinical Operations in the Weill Department of Medicine

Dr. Dana Zappetti
In her new role, Dr. Zappetti will be focused on advancing ambulatory programs across the WDOM, working to ensure the best use of space and resources to meet the growing needs of patients at WCM and NYP.

Resident Explores Teaching Doctors About Injustice in The BMJ

Lauren Kelly, a resident in the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at NYPH/Weill Cornell, explores inequalities in healthcare in The BMJ Opinion. The post is in collaboration with residents from UCLA and UCSF.

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