Care

Weill Cornell Medicine faculty and staff put patients first. WCM physicians are among the top in the nation and stay on the leading edge of new procedures and technologies.

Discover

Weill Cornell Medicine researchers work to advance laboratory breakthroughs in common health challenges, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

Teach

Weill Cornell Medicine educational programs are among the most selective in the nation, with unique international partnerships and comprehensive student services.
Exceptional Patient Care is the Heart and Soul of our Mission
Weill Cornell Medicine faculty and staff put patients first. WCM physicians are among the top in the nation and stay on the leading edge of new procedures and technologies.
We Discover Innovative Cures and Treatments
Weill Cornell Medicine researchers work to advance laboratory breakthroughs in common health challenges, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
Training Future Healthcare and Scientific Leaders
Weill Cornell Medicine educational programs are among the most selective in the nation, with unique international partnerships and comprehensive student services.
Our Story

Weill Cornell Medicine is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Since 1898, our doctors and scientists have been engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar offers a Cornell University medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Weill Cornell Medicine faculty provide comprehensive patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. Weill Cornell Medicine is also affiliated with Houston Methodist.

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Mentoring Academy Established at Weill Cornell Medicine

The academy is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of healthcare leaders.

National Conference on Medical Student Mental Health and Well-Being

The first comprehensive, multidisciplinary forum to examine the mental health needs of medical students will take place September 18-19.
Latest News

High-Fructose Corn Syrup Promotes Colon Tumor Growth in Mice

Consuming the equivalent of one can of soda per day caused mice predisposed to colon cancer to develop larger tumors, according to a study by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian...
Diversity
Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to achieving excellence in patient care, research and education.
Innovation
Entrepreneurship and innovation enable Weill Cornell Medicine to bring discoveries to patients faster.
Global Health
Weill Cornell Medicine has a legacy of global engagement that is reflected in more than 20 global health programs spanning six continents.
Mentorship
Weill Cornell Medicine is fostering a vibrant and dynamic culture of mentorship to nurture the next generation of healthcare leaders.
Faculty Honors & Awards
  • Costantino Iadecola, M.D.
    Director of the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, the Anne Parrish Titzell Professor of Neurology, Professor of neuroscience

    Dr. Costantino Iadecola, irector of the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, the Anne Parrish Titzell Professor of Neurology and a professor of neuroscience, has been elected to the American Journal of Hypertension’s Board of Directors. The American Journal of Hypertension is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for scientific inquiry of the highest standards in the field of hypertension and related cardiovascular disease. The journal publishes high-quality original research and review articles on basic sciences, molecular biology, clinical and experimental hypertension, cardiology, epidemiology, pediatric hypertension, endocrinology, neurophysiology, and nephrology.

  • Oliver Fein, M.D.
    Associate dean for affiliations, Professor of clinical medicine, Professor of clinical healthcare policy and research

    Dr. Oliver Fein, associate dean for affiliations and professor of clinical medicine and of clinical healthcare policy and research, was honored by the Medicare Rights Center in October at its 2018 annual awards dinner. The center is an independent, national non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that Medicare keeps its promise to older Americans and people with disabilities by providing online information and personal counseling about Medicare enrollment. Dr. Fein was honored for the excellent care he provides and his commitment to excellence in medical education, and for his passionate fight to ensure that all Americans have access to comprehensive, affordable health coverage. 

  • Juan R. Cubillos-Ruiz, Ph.D.
    The William J. Ledger, M.D., Distinguished Assistant Professor for Infection and Immunology in Obstetrics and Gynecology Assistant professor of microbiology and immunology

    Dr. Juan Cubillos-Ruiz, the William J. Ledger, M.D., Distinguished Assistant Professor for Infection and Immunology in Obstetrics and Gynecology and an assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, has been awarded an ASPIRE Award from the Mark Foundation for Cancer Research for his research entitled “Enhancing Cancer Immunotherapy through Pharmacological Inhibition of ER Stress Sensors.” Designed to answer key proof-of-concept questions in a short timeframe, the ASPIRE (Accelerating Scientific Platforms and Innovative Research) program funds high risk, high reward approaches to solving complex problems in cancer research.

Dean's Messages
Dean Augustine Choi
March 7, 2019

Weill Cornell Medicine is a global institution with many partnerships in New York and around the world.  Through a variety of programs and initiatives, it extends its mission to care, discover, and teach on an international scale.  Students, trainees, and faculty foster positive change by exchanging knowledge and skills across cultures and by helping to build capacity in emerging and resource-poor countries.

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