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. Elizabeth Ross, director of the Center for Neurogenetics in the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute and the Nathan E. Cumming Professor of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medicine, was named president-elect of the American Neurological Association. The association is a professional society of academic neurologists and neuroscientists devoted to advancing the goals of academic neurology; to educating neurologists and other physicians in the neurologic sciences; and to expanding both our understanding of diseases of the nervous system and our ability to treat them. Dr. Ross will serve a two-year term before becoming president in the fall of 2023.
Dr. Oliver Fein, professor emeritus of clinical medicine, has been awarded the 2021 Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Health from the American Public Health Association. This award is the association’s highest honor. Dr. Fein rec
Dr. Louis Aronne, the Sanford I. Weill Professor of Metabolic Research and a professor of clinical medicine, has been awarded the Clinician of the Year Award by the Clinical Management of Obesity Section of The Obesity Society. The Clinician of the Year Award signifies excellence in the practice of obesity medicine and distinguishes a physician as having achieved a high level of competency and understanding in obesity care.