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A Holiday Message

This holiday season, people around the city and far beyond are benefiting from the work we do at Weill Cornell. Perhaps they've received care at our clinics or have seen a doctor who studied here. Maybe they're in better health because of the research advances we've made, or they have hope that our scientists will unlock the mysteries of disease. Their lives have been touched because of the dedication and support of everyone in the Weill Cornell community.

As many of us prepare to celebrate the holidays, I'd like to thank you for your commitment to our mission of improving human health. This past year has seen some major changes. We opened the Belfer Research Building, which is allowing us to pursue interdisciplinary, transformative science in ways we've never been able to before. We launched a new, interactive curriculum designed to train our medical students to be leaders in the field. We've also added clinical practice sites to serve additional patients in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.

This year's holiday card features a lovely photo by Jordan Roberts, a medical student from the Class of 2016. It also includes a poignant quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson: "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

As we look forward to 2015, I urge you to keep this quote in mind as we continue to innovate and work towards finding new discoveries, more effective treatments, and better ways to learn. Molecular pathways can be as complicated and winding as the paths that we choose for our lives--but sometimes if we follow all the twists and turns, we may find something wondrous and delightful when we least expect it.

Wishing you and your loved ones happiness, health, and joy this holiday season,
Laurie

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Posted December 17, 2014 10:02 AM | Permalink to this post

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