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.


Weill Cornell Medicine Receives Grants for Tuberculosis Drug Development

Weill Cornell Medicine researchers and the TB Drug Accelerator have received two grants totaling $6.8 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study tuberculosis (TB) drug development.

Working with Community Leaders Boosts Family Planning in Tanzania

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine found that partnering with local religious leaders boosted adoption of family planning methods in Tanzania.

New Findings Offer Insight into How Malaria Parasites Prepare for Transmission

A key developmental step in the lifecycle of the most virulent species of malaria parasite depends in part on a series of molecular signals that are detailed in a new Weill Cornell Medicine study.

In its 20th Year, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar Graduates 42 Doctors

The Class of 2023 comprises 23 women and 19 men from 13 countries, including 12 Qatari nationals, and brings the total of WCM-Q-educated doctors to 546 since 2008.
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. Greisman
Dr. Laura Greisman, Co-Director, Office of International Medical Student Education
Our programs instill a global perspective on medicine and health care delivery for our students and visiting international students through bilateral exchange.
Dr. Radhika Sundararajan,
Dr. Radhika Sundararajan, Co-Director, Office of International Medical Student Education
Weill Cornell Medicine provides students with high quality clinical experiences and faculty mentorship in global health research and service delivery.
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.