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. Mayur Narayan, associate professor of surgery, has been inducted into the inaugural class of the American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators. The academy was created to continually advance the science and implementation of education—teaching, learning, assessment and scholarship— across all specialties of surgery through innovation and promotion of the highest achievements in lifelong learning.
Dr. Heather Yeo, the Nanette Laitman Clinical Scholar in Healthcare Policy and Research/Clinical Evaluation and an assistant professor of surgery and of healthcare policy and research, was awarded the 2019 Health Care Disparities Research Award by the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) in May at their annual meeting in San Diego. She was honored for her project entitled “Understanding Disparities in Surgical Academic Health Center and Their Association with Sub Specialty Choice.” This award assists in the development of young faculty members engaged in disparities research in digestive diseases.
Dr. Rahul Sharma, chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and emergency physician-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has been selected as one of the Emergency Medicine Residents' Association’s 45 Under 45 influencers in emergency medicine for 2019. The association awards this designation to young influencers who are shaping the future of emergency medicine by making a difference in communities and hospitals. Dr. Sharma was selected out of a pool of over 400 nominations.