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. Maria Bustillo, associate professor of clinical anesthesiology and of anesthesiology in clinical neurological surgery, has been elected as a member to the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA). Dr. Bustillo is among a select group of individuals recognized by their peers to have made distinguished contributions to anesthesiology, teaching or research. The mission of the AUA is the advancement of the art and science of anesthesiology by the encouragement of its members to pursue original investigations in the clinic and in the laboratory, the development of the method of teaching anesthesia, and the free and informal interchange of ideas.
Dr. Allyson Ocean, associate professor of clinical medicine, has been awarded the Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer Achievement Award. Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer is a platform that enables doctors, scientists and patients to share fast-breaking information on potentially life-saving pancreatic cancer treatments and clinical trials. Through Let’s Win, patients and their families can share information about their diagnoses and the novel treatments they have undertaken beyond traditional protocols, and they can learn from experts how to better manage and improve their quality of life.
Dr. Wendy Béguelin, assistant professor of pharmacology in medicine, has been elected a 2019 “NextGen Star” by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). The NextGen Stars program provides an opportunity to increase the visibility of early-career scientists at the AACR Annual Meeting and to support the professional development and advancement of those selected as AACR NextGen Stars. This year’s annual meeting will take place in April 2019.