Welcome From The Chair
Rainu Kaushal, M.D., M.P.H. Professor and Chair
Dr. Rainu Kaushal, an expert in healthcare quality, patient safety and information technology, has been named chair of the Department of Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medical College and physician-in-chief of healthcare policy and research at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. The refocused Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, formerly Public Health, will concentrate on studying and improving healthcare delivery to optimize the value of healthcare for patients in New York and across
News & Highlights
Dr. Madelon Finkel Appointed Series Editor by Praeger Press
Madelon L. Finkel, PhD, has been selected to serve as Editor by Praeger Press for a series in public health. Read more about this and other honors, awards, and appointments.
Dr. Lawrence Casalino Leads Study Showing that IPAs and PHOs Can Help Smaller Medical Practices
Lawrence P. Casalino, MD, PhD, is the lead author of a study in Health Affairs titled "Independent Practice Associations and Physician Hospital Organizations Can Improve Care Management for Smaller Practices.” Read about this and other publications.
Weill Cornell Division Well Represented at Bioethics and Humanities Meeting
Division of Medical Ethics faculty present at the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) annual meeting, where Dr. Joseph Fins received the Award for Outstanding Service as President.
Read about the meeting and Dr. Fins' accomplishments.
Update on Activities of the Department of Public Health
Read more news about the Department of Public Health, including publications, new grants, promotions, new personnel, and publicity.
March 1 Deadline for Training Programs in Health Informatics and Health Information Technology
The Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences has extended the application deadline
to apply to the Master of Science in Health Informatics and the Certificate in Health Information Technology programs. The March 1 application deadline is for Fall 2014 admission.
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Dr. Mushlin's Final State of the Department of Public Health Address
Dr. Mushlin presented his final Address on December 10, 2013. His talk reflected on the growth and accomplishments of the Department since he became Chairman in 1999.
Previous State of the Department Addresses
Department of Public Health Annual Letter/Report December 2013
Visit the CHiP Website
The Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy (CHiP) has its own website.