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On the Frontlines of COVID-19: Key Guidelines Published in the New England Journal of Medicine

Tansmission electron microscope image of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Credit: NIAID-RML
Until a vaccine is discovered and implemented for COVID-19, WDOM physicians on the frontlines continue to focus on diagnosis, drug treatment options, and best practice guidelines.

WDOM Faculty Forge New Lines of Study on COVID-19: Multiple Papers Published in Top Tier Journals

Healing hands
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty from across the Weill Department of Medicine have been pursuing critical research.

Dr. Martinez Leads PRECISIONS Study on Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

Dr. Fernando Martinez
Funded by a $22 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and Three Lakes Partners, the PRECISIONS study aims to transform diagnosis and treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Pulmonary Celebrates the Career of Dr. King and Announces a New Fund to Continue his Legacy

Dr. Thomas K.C. King
A tribute to Dr. King’s legacy was held on October 2, 2019 at the Griffis Faculty Club as part of the division’s Briscoe-King Lung Club.

Dr. Ben-Gary Harvey Leads Successful Launch of New Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction Program for Patients with Emphysema

Dr. Ben-Gary Harvey
The treatment represents a major advancement in the management of individuals with COPD because it is the first minimally invasive procedure to help emphysema sufferers breathe better without major surgery.

2019 Fellow Award in Research Announced at Medicine Grand Rounds

2019 Fellow Award in Research finalists
Initiated in 2002, the award is given to fellows within the Weill Department of Medicine who have performed outstanding research. This year's finalists were presented at Medicine Grand Rounds on June 19.

First Anatomical Map of Innate Lymphoid Cells in Healthy Human Tissues Created: Published in Immunity

Heat map visualization of gene expression signatures of human innate lymphoid cells throughout the body
The innate immune system is the body’s first line of defense against invading pathogens, but there has been a lack of information on what a “healthy” innate immune system looks like.

Dr. Weir Appointed to Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at NYPH/WCM for the Lower Manhattan Campus

Dr. David Weir
Dr. Weir's expertise includes treatment and symptom management for advanced lung disease, with an emphasis on compassionate care for the critically ill.

Dr. Manoach Appointed to Director of the MICU at NYPH/WCM for the Lower Manhattan Campus

Dr. Seth Manoach
An expert in the pathophysiology of critical illness, including cardiopulmonary interface and advanced airway management, Dr. Manoach is known for his unwavering dedication to improving patient care.

New Clinic Launched in Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Lindsay Lief
Experts in intensive care will see patients in follow-up after an ICU admission. This practice will focus on ensuring ICU survivors have everything they need to allow their fullest recovery.

Contact Information

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Fernando J. Martinez, M.D., Chief
Michael S. Niederman, M.D., Associate Chief

Kathy Rosenberg, Division Administrator
Tel: (646) 962-2730
Fax: (646) 962-0286
kar2015@med.cornell.edu

Mariely Taveras, Practice Manager
Tel: (646) 962-2333
Fax: (646) 962-0330
mat7025@med.cornell.edu

Patient Appointments & Inquiries

425 East 61st Street, Floors 4 & 11
New York, NY 10065
Tel: (646) 962-2333
Fax: (646) 962-0330

156 William Street, Floor 6
New York, NY 10038
Tel: (646) 962-5665
Fax: (212) 571-7465

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