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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Weill Cornell Medicine Eliminates Medical Education Debt for All Qualifying Students

A transformative new scholarship program established by Weill Cornell Medicine will eliminate medical education debt for all students who qualify for financial aid.

All of Us Research Program

The NIH’s research program seeks to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds. A consortium that includes Weill Cornell Medicine is spearheading enrollment in New York City.
Mentorship
Weill Cornell Medicine is fostering a vibrant and dynamic culture of mentorship to nurture the next generation of healthcare leaders.
Innovation
Entrepreneurship and innovation enable Weill Cornell Medicine to bring discoveries to patients faster.
Diversity
Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to achieving excellence in patient care, research and education.
Global Health
Weill Cornell Medicine has a legacy of global engagement that is reflected in more than 20 global health programs spanning six continents.
Faculty Honors & Awards
  • Elaine barfield
    Elaine Barfield, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Dr. Elaine Barfield, assistant professor of pediatrics, has been elected a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM). Established in 1847, the academy is dedicated to ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to live a healthy life. Through their research, policy and program initiatives they provide they strive to address the structural and cultural barriers to good health and drive progress toward health equity. Dr. Barfield was formally inducted and celebrated at the NYAM Annual Meeting of the Fellows on November 7, 2019.

  • Sam Selesnick
    Samuel H. Selesnick, MD
    Professor of Otolarygnology

    Dr. Samuel H. Selesnick, professor of otolarygnology, has been selected as the new editor-in-chief of The Laryngoscope, an official journal of the Triological Society. He succeeds Dr. Michael G. Stewart, vice dean and chairman of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, who has served as the journal’s editor for eight years.

  • Harel Weinstein
    Harel Weinstein, DSc
    Chairman of Physiology and Biophysics and the Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Physiology and Biophysics

    Dr. Harel Weinsteinchairman of physiology and biophysics and the Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, has been elected to the American Physiological Society’s 2019 Class of Fellows. A rank of fellow in the society is an elite member status reserved to honor distinguished leaders who have demonstrated excellence in science, have made significant contributions to physiological sciences and related disciplines, and have served the society.

Dean's Messages
Dean Augustine Choi
December 9, 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, I am extremely grateful for all that we have accomplished.  By all measures, Weill Cornell Medicine has had an outstanding year. 

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