Graduation 2020



Weill Cornell Medicine honors the Class of 2020 and the exceptional education students received at the medical college and graduate school. This dedicated landing page will feature all of our graduation activities, including the livestream of our Commencement 2020 ceremony, stories, videos and photos of graduating students in New York and Qatar. Check back for continuing coverage.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci '66 Addresses Weill Cornell Medicine Class of 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci '66 extends his congratulations to the Class of 2020, doctors who earned their medical degrees amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Weill Cornell Medicine Class of 2020 Celebrates with Virtual Commencement

With their education complete, the class of 2020 graduates will now embark on their residencies, fellowships and postdoctoral research positions, and the next phases of their professional careers as physicians, scientists and healthcare leaders.

Joining the Healthcare Ranks: Graduating During a Pandemic

The transition has become far more complex with numerous unknowns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which will drive changes in clinical care and residency training.

Convocation Recognizes Medical Students' Achievements

Students from the Weill Cornell Medical College Class of 2020 were recognized for their outstanding achievements, with the winners announced on May 27.

Graduate Students Honored in Virtual Convocation Ceremony

The Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences honored graduates for their academic achievements during a virtual convocation ceremony on May 27.

Dr. Kornelia Polyak Wins Weill Cornell Graduate School Alumni Award

The award recognizes graduate school alumni for their outstanding contributions to biomedical research in education.

Dr. Henry Masur Wins Weill Cornell Medicine Alumni Association Award

Weill Cornell Medical College presents the annual award to an alumnus who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in research, education or patient care.

Weill Cornell Medicine–Qatar Honors its Newest Doctors in Online Graduation

Weill Cornell Medicine–Qatar celebrated the dedication and hard work of some of the world’s newest doctors as the Class of 2020 received their Cornell University medical degrees during commencement.

A Virtual Celebration for Match Day 2020

The COVID-19 health crisis underscored for students in Weill Cornell Medical College’s Class of 2020 the value of their roles as physician trainees.