Milestones

Sallie Permar
Dr. Sallie Permar, a distinguished physician-scientist who specializes in pediatric infectious diseases, joined Weill Cornell Medicine on December 1 as the new chair of the Department of Pediatrics.
Dean Choi
Weill Cornell Medicine has long been an institution where world-class patient care transforms lives, groundbreaking discoveries lead to cutting-edge treatments and cures, and the best and brightest students become the healthcare pioneers of tomorrow.
Dr. Douglas Nixon and Dr. Brad Jones
Drs. Nixon and Jones are poised for transformative breakthroughs and the potential for designing new clinical trials.
Michels Family
Sophie Michels is a happy, vibrant college sophomore who loves exercising, playing polo and being with friends and family.
Dr. Lisa Newman
Ways to Give explores the many ways our donors help Weill Cornell Medicine advance breakthroughs in research, provide compassionate care to patients and educate the next generation of medical leaders.
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A recent grant from Susan G. Komen Greater NYC has funded the Breast Health Equity and International Breast Cancer Research Program at Weill Cornell Medicine.
Joan Weill
On October 7, guests gathered for a virtual presentation of the 38th annual Women’s Health Symposium.
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Six renowned experts in dementia and other neurodegenerative disorders shared their latest discoveries and insights at the eighth annual Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute Symposium, held remotely on October 14.
Drukier Prize Award
On October 20, guests gathered virtually for the sixth annual Gale and Ira Drukier Lecture in Children’s Health.
Yusuf Hamied
When Dr. Yusuf Hamied was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016, he contacted a talented specialist in New York who was at the forefront of colon and rectal surgery techniques – Dr. Parul Shukla, vice chief of colon and rectal surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine.