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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.

About the Program: 


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

January 30, 2019

Radhika Sundararajan, MD, PhD;  Megan Shen, PhD; Jana Ivanidze, MD, PHD; Diana Morales, PhD; Natalia DeMarco, PhD

The Kellen Junior Faculty Fellowship provides $50,000 in research support to exceptional female junior faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine. Five awards are given annually. Now in its fifth year, the grant was established in 2015 with a $1.25 million gift from the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation. The goal is to provide female junior faculty with funding so that they can establish a scientific track record and succeed in independent research. This award...

November 29, 2018

Dr. Said Ibrahim, an esteemed physician-scientist who investigates why health outcomes vary among demographic groups, has been appointed the inaugural senior associate dean for diversity and inclusion at Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Jan. 2. Dr. Ibrahim will lead the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s efforts to unify diversity initiatives and foster a stronger culture of equity and belonging throughout the institution.

Weill Cornell Medicine’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion is committed to nurturing faculty and students whose varied backgrounds can inspire new perspectives...

October 22, 2018

Dr. Elizabeth Wilson-Anstey has been a champion of diversity in academic medicine for more than 40 years, dedicating her career at Weill Cornell Medicine to supporting generations of aspiring minority doctors and scientists. As a tribute to that enduring dedication, Weill Cornell Medicine on Oct. 6 announced that it has created a new lectureship in Dr. Wilson-Anstey’s name.

Weill Cornell Medicine will select a national leader in diversity to deliver the newly established Elizabeth A. Wilson-Anstey Lecture during the institution’s annual Diversity Week, hosted each April. Dr....

October 4, 2018

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a four-year, $2.7 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to establish a Diversity Center of Excellence dedicated to increasing the number of minority physicians in academic medicine.

The HRSA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is administering the grant through its Centers of Excellence program. Established in 1991, the program supports health professions schools that strive to train and retain underrepresented minority students and faculty. Weill Cornell Medicine is one of only...

August 20, 2018

Thank you to all those who joined us in welcoming the 1st year medical and graduate students!

May 18, 2018

Marie Claire Leger, M.D., PhD.

Diversity Champion and Clinique Clinical Scholar in Dermatology 

At the recommendation of Dean Augustine M.K. Choi, four members of the Weill Cornell Medicine faculty have been named to endowed positions and scholarships by the Board of Overseers. Endowed professorships are among the most prestigious faculty appointments at Weill Cornell Medicine. The Diversity Champion for the Department of Dermatology, ...

April 30, 2018

Dr. Joy Howell was recently awarded a Healthcare Leadership Fellowship by Weill Cornell Medicine and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization. The fellowship helps physicians to develop skills as physician-leaders. On behalf of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Congratulations!

 

View at: https://wcmcentral.weill.cornell.edu/healthcare-fellows-2018  

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