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

Researchers Create the First Anatomical Map of Innate Lymphoid Cells in Healthy Human Tissues

Researchers have long known that dysfunction in the body’s innate immune system breaks the first line of defense against invading pathogens, enabling diseases to flourish unchecked.
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.
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.
Faculty Honors & Awards
  • Enrique Rodriguez-Boulan, M.D.
    The Charles and Margaret Dyson Professor in Ophthalmology Research, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and of Cell Biology in Ophthalmology

    Dr. Enrique Rodriguez-Boulan, the Charles and Margaret Dyson Professor in Ophthalmology Research and professor of cell biology in ophthalmology and of cell and developmental biology, received the Fellow of the American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB) Award. The ASCB Fellows award recognizes ASCB members who have made outstanding contributions to the field of cell biology and to the community of cell biologists through their service to society. Dr. Rodriguez-Boulan was recognized for his scientific accomplishments, including more than 200 original papers, the training of 50 students and postdocs, and contributions to the society.

  • Philip E. Stieg, Ph.D, M.D
    Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery

    Dr. Philip E. Stieg, professor and chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery, was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. The Medal of Honor, which is an award recognized by Congress, is given annually to exceptional individuals for outstanding contributions to their field. He received the award on May 2018 at a ceremony in the Great Hall at Ellis Island.

  • Shari Lipner, M.D., Ph.D
    Assistant Professor of Dermatology

    Dr. Shari Lipner, assistant professor of dermatology, has been elected a member of several committees for the Women's Dermatologic Society. These committees include the Research Grant Committee, which supports the academic careers of residents, post-residency fellows, junior faculty and early-career dermatologists, and the Young Physician Committee, which focuses on increasing membership and retention of young members while providing relevant career guidance and mentorship. Dr. Lipner was also elected a member of the American Academy of Dermatology’s Public Education Committee.

Dean's Messages
Dean Augustine Choi
December 11, 2018

At a meeting of our Board of Overseers on September 26, followed by a community Town Hall meeting on October 1, I was pleased to present the working plan for our institutional vision for the next decade.  This working plan articulates key goals and objectives for Weill Cornell Medicine over the next five to ten years and encompasses our entire mission as an academic medical institution. 

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