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.
Dr. Rahul Sharma, chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine, an associate professor of clinical medicine and of clinical healthcare policy and research, has been appointed to the Joint Commission’s standards review panel on direct-to-patient telehealth services in hospital and ambulatory settings. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies 21,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States.
Dr. Ellen Scherl, director of the Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, the Jill Roberts Professor of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and a professor of clinical medicine, has won the Distinguished Physician Award from the Long Island Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation for her dedication to patients with inflammatory bowel disease, especially in the Long Island community. The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to curing Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.
Dr. Tony Rosen, an assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and an attending emergency physician at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has been named the recipient of this year’s Jeffrey H. Silverstein Memorial Award for Emerging Investigators in the Surgical and Related Medical Specialties.
The award, established in 2017 by the American Geriatrics Society, recognizes junior and mid-career investigators whose research focuses on geriatrics.