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 exemplary patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health 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. Kalliope Tsirilakis, assistant professor of clinical pediatrics, has been awarded the Home Care Physician Champion Award by the Home Care Association of New York State. The award recognizes a physician in New York State who has demonstrated a strong and model commitment to home care patients and agency partners. Dr. Tsirilakis was nominated for the award by St. Mary’s Home Care for her collaborative work on remote patient monitoring for children with asthma and other chronic diseases.
Dr. Joseph J. Fins, chief of the Division of Medical Ethics, the E. William Davis Jr., M.D., Professor of Medical Ethics and a professor of medicine, was honored as an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at Wesleyan University’s 2022 commencement ceremony. Dr. Fins, an accomplished physician and a champion of public health, has devoted his distinguished career to fostering a productive dialogue between the sciences and the humanities.
Dr. Richard Granstein, chairman of the Department of Dermatology and the George W. Hambrick, Jr. Professor of Dermatology, is president-elect of the Association of Professors of Dermatology. The organization was established in 1960 by leading educators in dermatology, with the purpose of promoting medical education, research and patient care, particularly in undergraduate and graduate dermatology training programs. Dr. Granstein also received honorary membership into the Austrian Society of Dermatology and Venereology, which is awarded to non-Austrian dermatologists or scientists of international reputation.