State of the Department Presentation 2013 (click here)
Annual Report 2013
The Annual Report provides an in-depth view of the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine's latest news in patient care services, breakthrough research, innovative educational programs for residents and fellows, Honors, Awards and a Financial Report. (click here)
The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine is home to one of the premiere internal medicine residency program in the country.
Divisions & Programs
Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative
- Clinical Pharmacology
- Emergency Medicine
- Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism
- Gastroenterology and Hepatology
- General Internal Medicine (WCIMA)
- Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
- Hematology/Medical Oncology
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Weill Cornell Names Its Department of Medicine for Joan and Sanford I. Weill & Two New Endowed Chairs Established
Weill Cornell Medical College has named its department of medicine the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine. The naming is in recognition of the Weills’ recent $100 million gift – which also established the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Center for Metabolic Health – and honors the couple’s longstanding dedication to the medical college. Additionally, two new endowed chairs have been established: Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi has been named the Sanford I. Weill Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Dr. Louis Aronne has been named the Sanford I. Weill Professor of Metabolic Research. Click for Weill Cornell Press Release
Dr. Martinez has been named the Executive Vice Chair of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Read More
Dr. Michael J. Wolk, Clinical Professor of Medicine, was interviewed on the appropriate use of advanced medical imaging and intervention on the detection and treatment of patients with stable coronary artery disease, which was published February 4th in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Read More | Click for Paper in Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Dr. Logio Becomes President-Elect of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM)
Dr. Lia Logio, Vice Chair for Education and Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program (Weill Department of Medicine), has been named President-Elect of the APDIM. An APDIM Annual Awards Luncheon will be hosted by the APDIM where Dr. Logio will be celebrated for this prestigious honor. The Weill Department of Medicine salutes Dr. Logio in recognition of her outstanding leadership in furthering the department’s educational mission.
Since Dr. Michel Kahaleh joined the department, there has been a 175% increase in advanced endoscopic interventional procedures in gastroenterology as well as the launch of the first pancreatic program at NYP/Weill Cornell. Under his direction, there has also been a rise in the number of minimally invasive endoscopic techniques that are highly effective, safe, and spare patients from major surgeries. Read More
Matthew S. Simon, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of Hospital Medicine), and colleagues, have published a research study on the cost-effectiveness of novel screening strategies for preventing transfusion-transmitted babesiosis, the most common red blood cell transfusion-transmitted infection in the United States. Read More | Click for Paper in Transfusion
Dr. Andrew I. Schafer, Professor of Medicine and former Chair of the department, has been named as Director of the Richard T. Silver, MD, Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Center. A ceremony was held in February to dedicate the new center, which will further translational research and treatments in the field of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs). Read More
Dr. Richard Furman, Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, and co-authors have published a landmark paper in the New England Journal of Medicine. Their results utilizing the drug, Idelalisib, in a randomized, double-blinded study (5 countries) suggests that a common form of leukemia may be treated without toxic chemotherapy.
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The Employee Recognition Review Committee (R3) of the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine completed its bimonthly review of all nominees and three superstar winners were announced: Deanna Joa, Senior Medical Secretary (Hospital Medicine-Lower Manhattan), Anna Quinones, Senior Medical Secretary (Gastroenterology & Hepatology), and Susan Daniel, Clinical Technician (Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine).
On January 28th, 2014, the department hosted the second annual QIPS Poster Session to share results of the many exciting projects conceived and led by department faculty and residents in the training program. Read More and View QIPS Photos
Dr. Janey Peterson, Assistant Professor of Clinical Epidemiology in the Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences Research, was recently awarded the prestigious Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging Research.