We train the next generation of leading researchers and practitioners seeking to develop the most effective ways to organize, coordinate, manage, finance, and deliver high quality care.
Alumni from our programs perform the best possible research and contribute to scientific discovery, educate the next generation of healthcare professionals and researchers, provide service to healthcare institutions and policymakers, and innovate through data-driven insights. Ultimately, we want to ensure that patients see the right doctor, for the right treatment, at the right time in the right setting.
Our programs prepare students for careers in healthcare delivery, public health, health policy, health insurance, technology development, consulting, academics, and more. Throughout the course of our programs, our students experience a wide variety of hands-on training in key skills and knowledge sought by employers — including analytics, economics, policy, decision science, and implementation science.
AcademyHealth, Annual Research Meeting 2017
June 25-27, 2017, New Orleans
Thirty students completed a joint Weill Cornell Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, and University of Minnesota week-long Big Data Coursework for Computational Medicine (BDC4CM) funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). BDC4CM emphasized how to navigate the interface between research and practice by offering participants in-depth lectures, case studies and hands-on training from leading researchers in academia and industry.
The Elise Strang L'Esperance Prize in Public Health is awarded to a graduating female student who best reflects the attributes and values of Dr. L’Esperance, who served on the faculty of the Weill Cornell Medical College for over forty years. The winners among this year's graduating class are Josephine Cool and Stephanie Gold, who will split the Elise Strang L'Espercance Prize in Public Health.
The George G. Reader Prize in Public Health was endowed in 1992 by friends and colleagues of Dr. George G. Reader '43, who served as chairman of the Department of Public Health from 1972 to 1992. A cash prize is given to the graduating student who, in the judgment of the Department's faculty, shows the most promise in the field of public health. This year's George G. Reader Prize in Public Health is being shared by Daniel Kornberg and James Wang.
Madelon Finkel, Ph.D., and Nathaniel Hupert, M.D., M.P.H., have been selected to receive Excellence in Teaching Awards. This award is given by Weill Cornell Medical College on behalf of their outstanding efforts to the College. The College-wide award selection process includes the input of students through course evaluation forms, as well as course director comments.
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