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November 10, 2021

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, making it the fourth year in a row the institution has received the accolade for its exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusion.  To further recognize that commitment, INSIGHT Into Diversity named Weill Cornell Medicine a Diversity Champion, an honor bestowed on institutions who rank in the top tier of HEED awardees.

INSIGHT Into Diversity, the largest and oldest diversity-centered publication in higher education, is set to...

November 8, 2021

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 4th Annual Diversity Week event that will take place during week of April 25th to April 29th, 2022.  An array of events will take place throughout the week featuring two Keynote Lectures, Diversity Grand Round talks from experts in their fields, health disparity and mentoring in medicine symposiums, paneled events centered around work-life balance, women in science, and LGBT issues in medicine, among...

July 29, 2021

Weill Cornell Medicine’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion has been recognized as a Diversity Champion by Crain’s New York Business as part of its first annual Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Awards, announced July 15.

The Diversity Champion award recognizes organizations in all industries that have committed to a diverse workforce and have programs or initiatives advancing the promotion of diversity in the workplace. Weill Cornell Medicine won in the large-company category.

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March 16, 2021

Weill Cornell Medicine will launch a suite of innovative programs to foster and sustain a more diverse faculty through the support of a $5 million grant from the Mastercard Impact Fund. With the goal of establishing mentorship and inclusion standards in academic medicine and healthcare, the grant will support a range of diversity and inclusion programs including the development of a mentoring curriculum, the establishment of a faculty diversity incentive program and competitive career development awards for junior faculty from underrepresented in medicine (URM) populations and those with...

November 4, 2020

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 during week of April 26th to April 30th, 2020. This years Diversity Week will include 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 School and Robert W. Livingston, PhD a Lecturer of...

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
WCM Diversity COVID-19 Pandemic and Social Justice Weekly Town Hall Recordings

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

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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...

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