Dean's Messages

April 18, 2017

Science is not a partisan activity. However, in light of debates currently taking place in the national arena, I wanted to acknowledge the concerns that many of you have regarding federal funding for medical research. As your dean and as a recipient of government research grants myself, I share your unease.

March 1, 2017

The past six weeks since being named dean of this great institution have been exhilarating.  I have been meeting extensively with Overseers, senior administration, faculty, staff, students, and partners and learning even more about the many different ways we are working collaboratively to advance Weill Cornell Medicine's mission. I am continually struck by the passion and commitment of members of our community working across fields and departments, and I thank all of you for your support, your feedback, and your enthusiasm in helping Weill Cornell Medicine attain even greater heights of excellence.

December 8, 2016

As the year draws to a close, it is heartening to reflect on the advances at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) that will help make 2017 even better for people across the city and around the globe.

September 28, 2016

It's an exciting time at Weill Cornell Medicine, and I am honored to serve as interim dean as we continue to grow on all fronts.

May 11, 2016

I am proud of all that we have done together to advance this great institution, and it has been an amazing journey working with all of you.  In stepping down as dean, I know that I am leaving Weill Cornell Medicine at a time when it can only continue to thrive.  And like so many people around the world, I consider myself lucky to be forever part of the Weill Cornell Medicine family.

December 1, 2015

This month at holiday tables across this diverse city, you'll hear a common refrain spoken in different languages: To your health!