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International Affairs
Global Health Weill Cornell Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine has a legacy of global engagement that is reflected in more than 20 global health programs spanning six continents.

Weill Cornell Medicine defines global health as service, training and research that seeks to address health problems that transcend national boundaries, often disproportionately affecting countries low in resources. Our faculty and students participate in a wide range of global health initiatives to help patients all over the world.

News

Weill Cornell Medicine Establishes Office of International Affairs, Led by Dr. Michael G. Stewart

Dr. Michael G. Stewart has been appointed senior associate dean for international affairs and affiliations and is leading both the Office of International Affairs and the Office of Affiliations.

Weill Cornell Faculty Member Honored with International Award in Medicine

Dr. Robert Peck, an assistant professor of medicine and of pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded the 2019 Dr. Nathan Davis International Award in Medicine by the AMA.

Commentary: Global Oncology Achievements Should Be Considered for Academic Promotion

The work of global oncologists has demonstrated value that academic medical leadership should consider when assessing these physicians for professional advancement.

Weill Cornell Medicine and GHESKIO Receive Grant to Improve Blood Pressure Control in Haiti

Weill Cornell Medicine and GHESKIO have received a two-year $158,000 grant from LINKS to support the institutions’ work addressing high blood pressure in Haiti’s most vulnerable communities.
Views on International Affairs
Dr. Michael G. Stewart, Senior Associate Dean for International Affairs and Affiliations
The Office of International Affairs unites our exceptional portfolio of international activities and takes our institution to the next level of excellence.
Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean
Our greatest medical challenges transcend national borders; as doctors and scientists, we have a responsibility to make the world a better, healthier place.
Dr. Madelon Finkel, Director of the Office of Global Health Education
I tell students, 'I can’t explain in words what you’re going to experience, but you will be transformed. You’ll become a more compassionate physician.'
Dr. Daniel Fitzgerald, Director of the Center for Global Health
Weill Cornell Medicine has a tremendous history of physicians and scientists teaching, conducting research and providing care in global health.