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August 7, 2020
NIH Grant to Study Disparities in COVID-19 Outcomes

Weill Cornell Medicine’s Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health for COVID-19 research. The two-year $1.5 million grant will fund projects led by Dr. Julianne Imperato-McGinley, director of the CTSC, and associate directors Dr. Olivier Elemento and Dr. Said Ibrahim, to investigate the role of social and biological factors in determining COVID-19 severity and outcomes in New York City patients.

Black and Latino populations have...

April 15, 2020

Weill Cornell Medicine continues to monitor the rapidly evolving situation related to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). 

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CopeNYP Employee Urgent Counseling Program

Weill Cornell Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry has launched an urgent counseling service that provides faculty and staff across NYP, Weill Cornell and...

November 21, 2019

As part of Dean Augustine Choi’s commitment to strengthening the culture of diversity and inclusion at Weill Cornell Medicine, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host its 3rd Annual Diversity Week event that will take place April 27th to May 2nd, 2020. This years Diversity Week will include the Inaugural Deans Diversity Townhall and two keynote addresses by  Julie K. Silver, MD is an Associate Professor and Associate Chair for the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical...

November 8, 2019

Members of the Weill Cornell Medicine community gathered on Oct. 25 in Griffis Faculty Club to celebrate the unveiling of a set of paintings depicting four icons of diversity and inclusion efforts at the institution. Dr. Daniel Laroche, M.D. ’92, his wife Marjorie Laroche and his cousin Marie Claude Brutus commissioned the paintings from the Haitian artist Junior Jacques to recognize the seminal contributions of Drs. James Curtis, Elizabeth Wilson-Anstey, Bruce Ballard, and Carlyle Miller, M.D. ’75 to Weill Cornell Medicine’s efforts to attract and retain...

July 19, 2019

Diversity Inclusion: The Time is Now Video Link   

Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA is the Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS). Dr. Reede also holds appointments as Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard School of Public Health, and is an Assistant in Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Reede is responsible for the development and management of a comprehensive program that provides leadership, guidance, and support to promote the...

July 19, 2019

Enhancing STEM Success for Women and Girls Keynote Lecture Video Link

    

Sian Leah Beilock became the 8th President of Barnard College in July, 2017. A cognitive scientist by training, she is focused on further developing Barnard as a singular institution. She is raising the College’s eminence in math, science and technology to parallel its renown in the arts and humanities. Building on our unique relationship with Columbia University, President Beilock is increasing options for students to transition directly from Barnard into a range of master’s...

July 19, 2019
 "The Importance of Diverse Representation in Clinical Research: The All of Us Research Program" Diversity Week Keynote Lecture Video Link

     

Dara Richardson-Heron, MD, Chief Engagement Officer of the All of Us Research Program, is leading efforts to engage and retain one million or more volunteers in a landmark effort to advance innovative health research that may lead to more precise treatments and prevention strategies. All of Us, a cornerstone initiative of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), aims to build one of the largest biomedical data sets in the world,...

May 28, 2019

We are pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new T37 training program. The Weill Cornell Medicine CARE program provides research training, mentoring, and exposure to health equity research and global healthfor pre-doc and post-doctoral trainees.The long-term goal of this program is to increase the diversity and number of highly trained scientists working across disciplines to improve health equity and global health.

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The CARE T37 program aims to identify talented URM pre- and post-doctoral trainees across the health sciences who are considering careers...

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