Weill Cornell Medicine Events

Events

April 23 - May 22, 2021

Friday, April 23

BMRI Work in Progress Seminar

“Scientists in the wild: The urgency and challenges of interacting with policymakers and the public” Chris B. Schaffer, PhD., Associate Professor, Meinig...

12pm
Virtual Event
Pulmonary Basic & Translational Research Conference

John S. Harrington, MD Instructor in Medicine Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Will Present: MBOSS Conclusions Please contact...

2pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, April 25

Step up, Jump in hEAR

The Department of Otolaryngology's Hearing & Speech Program at Weill Cornell Medicine and Little Maestros are thrilled to invite you to a virtual music class...

11am
Virtual Event

Monday, April 26

Diversity Week - Implicit Bias in Neurosurgical Training and Beyond

Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds Lawrence Daniels, MD Pediatric Neurosurgeon New Neurons Neurosurgical Institute

7:30am
Virtual Event
Diversity Week Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds

Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds | Zoom Cecile A. Ferrando, MD, MPH Director, Transgender Surgery & Medicine Program; Program Director, Transgender...

7:30am
Virtual Event
Diversity Week - Addressing Barriers to Cultural Diversity in Academic Medicine: Inclusion and Respect in the SSO

Surgery Grand Rounds | Martin S. Karpeh Jr., MD, FACS Professor & Chairperson Department of Surgery Huntington Hospital Northwell Health Director,...

8am
Virtual Event
Cardiothoracic Surgery Morbidity and Mortality Conference

Cardiothoracic Surgery Morbidity and Mortality Conference Berhane Worku, MD Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery Weill Cornell Medicine

8am
Virtual Event
Racial Battle Fatigue Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine William A. Smith, PhD Professor & Department Chair Department of Education, Culture, & Society Professor of Ethnic Studies (African...

10am
Virtual Event
Identifying reproducible cell type-specific molecular changes in neurodegenerative disease

Institute for Computational Biomedicine (ICB) Seminar Series presents: Vilas Menon, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Neurology Columbia University...

11am
Virtual Event
Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis Program

"Vaccines and monoclonals to regain our liberty" Rino Rappuoli, Ph.D. Chief Scientist and Head External R&D GSK Vaccines SRL, Siena, Italy Host: Dr....

1:30pm
Virtual Event
Elizabeth Wilson-Anstey Diversity Week Keynote Lecture

How to Promote Racial Equity in the Workplace and Society Robert Livingston, PhD Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

3pm
Virtual Event
Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Peter Marks

Welcome Remarks Hugh C. Hemmings, MD, PhD, FRCA Senior Associate Dean for Research Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology Joseph F. Artusio, Jr....

4pm
Virtual Event
Diversity Celebration

Honoring the 2021 Award Recipients for their Exceptional Contributions to Diversity at Weill Cornell Medicine

5pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, April 27

Dermatology Grand Round

Topic: "Facial Hyperpigmentation" Speaker: Roopal Kundu, M.D. Professor of Dermatology Northwestern Medicine Moderator: Eva Kerby, M.D. Location: This...

8am
Virtual Event
Facial Hyperpigmentation

Dermatology Grand Rounds Roopal Kundu, MD Associate Professor of Dermatology Associate Dean for Admissions Jacob R. Suker, MD Professor of Medical Education...

8am
Virtual Event
Diversity Week

Pediatrics Grand Rounds William McDade, MD, PhD Chief Diversity Officer Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

8:30am
Virtual Event
Diversity Week - COVID-19 and Gender: Leadership by Women Scientists in Global Health

Women in Global Health Research Initiative Scientific Conference Regine Douthard, MD, MPH Senior Medical Officer, Office for Research on Women’s Health,...

Book Club

Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology Book Club Medical Archives and Samuel J. Wood Library

1pm
Virtual Event
Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology book club

Join members of the Weill Cornell community for a discussion about the historical inequities in women's reproductive health. Reading the book (which is...

1pm
Virtual Event
Diversity Week - Working Women 2020: COVID’s Impact on Gender Equity

President’s Council of Cornell Women Allison Hill Head of Diversity & Social Responsibility, Roark Capital Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion...

2pm
Virtual Event
All of Us Research

All of Us Research Program M. Elizabeth Ross, MD, PhD Nathan Cummings Professor and Head, Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Development Director, Center for...

3pm
Virtual Event
Anton M. Bennett, Ph.D.

Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Pharmacology Anton M. Bennett, Ph.D. Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Pharmacology Professor of Comparative...

4pm
Virtual Event
Diversity Week

Weill Cornell Graduate School Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH Harry Wm. and Diana V. Hind Distinguished Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences Professor and...

4pm
Virtual Event
Diversity Week - Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases as Targets for the Treatment of Rare Diseases

Pharmacology Anton M. Bennett, Ph.D. Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Pharmacology Professor of Comparative Medicine Co-Director, Program in...

4pm
Virtual Event
Diversity Week - Stop Anti-Asian Hate and Solidarity Against Racism

Vivian Shaw, PhD, College Fellow in the Department of Sociology Harvard University and the Lead Researcher (co-PI) for the AAPI COVID-19 Project Jennifer...

male patient smiling looking at doctor from hospital bed

Presented by: Heather Yeo, MD, MHS, MBA, MS American Sign Language interpretive services will be available at all seminars in the series. Zoom...

6pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, April 28

Diversity Week - The Long Road to Health Equity in America

Medicine Grand Rounds Louis Wade Sullivan, MD CEO & Chairman of The Sullivan Alliance President emeritus, Founding Dean of the Morehouse School of...

8am
Virtual Event
Medicine Grand Rounds: Diversity Week

"The Long Road to Health Equity in America" Louis W. Sullivan, M.D. U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 1989-1993 President Emeritus, Morehouse...

8am
Virtual Event
Nancy J. Newman MD

Lecture Title: "Neuro-Ophthalmology Update" Nancy J. Newman, M.D. Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology Emory University School of Medicine Grand...

8:30am
Virtual Event
 Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care

Psychiatry Grand Rounds Spero M. Manson, PhD (Pembina Chippewa) Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Psychiatry Director, Centers for American...

11am
Virtual Event
Diversity Week - Engineering Medicine to Improve Health

Radiology Grand Rounds Roderic Pettigrew, PhD, MD Chief Executive Officer of Engineering Health and Executive Dean for Engineering Medicine Texas A&M...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Medical Bondage

The Heberden Society Deirdre Cooper Owens, PhD Director of the Humanities in Medicine Program Charles Wilson Professor in the History of Medicine...

5pm
Virtual Event
Heberden Society

Deirdre Cooper Owens, PhD, "Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology"

5pm
Virtual Event
Graduate School

Weill Cornell Graduate School Avelino Amado, PhD Diversity Program Manager Aubrey Leukart, PhD Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development

6pm
Virtual Event
Update on COVID-19 Vaccines: Empowerment through Information

Come join Weill Cornell Medicine and the Webster Library for a virtual seminar and Q&A on the COVID-19 vaccines including the differences between vaccine...

6:30pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, April 29

Grand Rounds | Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

Topic: Speaker: Hilda Hutcherson, MD Location: This Grand Round will be conducted via ZOOM. Link and password will be provided ahead of time. Please be...

7am
Virtual Event
African Ancestry and Breast Cancer Disparities

Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds Melissa B. Davis, PhD Assistant Professor (Interim) of Cell and Developmental Biology Scientific Director, International...

10am
Virtual Event
LGBTQ+

LGBTQ+ Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH Director of Education and Training Programs, The Fenway Institute

11am
Virtual Event
Diversity Week - Fireside Chat with Angela Winfield, JD 

Angela Winfield, JD Associate Vice President for Inclusion and Workforce Diversity, Cornell University Staff Equity & Inclusion Council Office of...

12pm
Virtual Event
Diversity Week- Recognizing and Treating Parkinson’s Disease: A Path to Equitable Care

Neurology Lynda Nwabuobi, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology Weill Cornell Medical Center

1pm
Virtual Event
Diversity Week Keynote Address - Accelerating Workforce Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Academic Medicine

Julie Silver, MD Associate Professor and Associate Chair Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Harvard Medical School Spaulding Rehabilitation,...

4pm
Virtual Event
Mesolimbic Cholinergic and Dopaminergic Mechanisms Mediating Substance Use and Mood Disorder Phenotypes

NIDA T32 Retreat Speaker Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute Nii A. Addy, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry and of Cellular and Molecular...

4pm
Virtual Event
Diversity Week - Meet and Greet with Julie Silver, MD and Hosts

Silvia Formenti, MD Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology, Associate Director for Translational Research, Meyer Cancer Center, Rainu...

5pm
Virtual Event
Diversity Week - Balance is Key

Ophthalmology Grand Rounds Terri Young, MD, MBA, FARVO Peter A. Duehr Professor of Ophthalmology Pediatrics and Medical Genetics Chair Department of...

5:30pm
Virtual Event
Ophthalmology Grand Round

Topic: TBA Speaker: Terri Young, MD-Guest Speaker- Confirmed Location: This Grand Round will be conducted via ZOOM. Link and password will be provided...

5:30pm
Virtual Event

Friday, April 30

OIE

Office of Institutional Equity Hugh Hemmings, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.A. Senior Associate Dean for Research Joseph F. Artusio, Jr. Professor and Chair...

9:30am
Virtual Event
BMRI Work in Progress Seminar

"Novel Brain Intravital Imaging of Microglia Lysosomes” Santiago Sole Domenech, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate in the Maxfield lab, Department of Biochemistry,...

12pm
Virtual Event
Microbiology Immunology Diversity Week

Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH Harry Wm. and Diana V. Hind...

4pm
Virtual Event
Student Life

Sushmita Mukherjee, PhD, MS Associate Professor of Research in Biochemistry Co-Director, Microscopy and Image Analysis Core Facility Chair, Diversity...

4pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, May 1

Monday, May 3

Cardiology Grand Rounds

"Interventional" Robert Yeh, MD Massachusetts General Hospital

12pm
Virtual Event
Drivers of CD8 T cell Dysfunction in Tumors

MOJDEH SHAKIBA Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology Chairperson: Dr. Doron Betel Major Sponsor: Dr. Andrea Schietinger Minor...

2pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, May 4

Dermatology Grand Round

Topic: Resident Presentations Speaker: Dermatology Residents Moderator: Joanna Harp, M.D. Location: This Grand Round will be conducted via ZOOM. Link and...

8am
Virtual Event
House Calls: Pediatric Brain and Spine Health

A free monthly series featuring the pediatric neurosurgeons of Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University. Each session will cover a different topic,...

Wednesday, May 5

Elliot Ackerman

Psychiatry and the Arts Novelist and Iraq War Veteran Elliot Ackerman in discussion with George J. Makari, M.D.

2pm
Virtual Event
Spine Time - Wine and Spine

Join us for our next webinar on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 5 pm ET. Dr. Roger Härtl will be hosting the session, which features Dr. Jaspal Ricky Singh and...

Thursday, May 6

Grand Rounds | Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

Topic: Speaker: R. Michael Tuttle, MD Location: This Grand Round will be conducted via ZOOM. Link and password will be provided ahead of time. Please be...

7am
Virtual Event
"Diversity and Dynamics of Mitochondria in the Nervous System"

Biochemisry and Cell & Developmental Biology Lecture Series presents: Thomas Misgeld, M.D. Professor and Director, Institute of Neuronal Cell...

Weill Digital Health Series #3: Securing Financing and the Founders Experience

Investment in the U.S. digital health sector has significantly increased from $7.5B in 2019 to $14.1B in funding in 2020 [1]. With that number in mind, in...

12pm
Virtual Event
Developmental Biology Program

"Wiring Specificity of Neural Circuits" Liqun Luo, Ph.D. Ann and Bill Swindells Professor of Humanities and Sciences Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical...

2pm
Virtual Event

Friday, May 7

Telomere Length Dynamics and Genome Stability in Response to DNA Damage in Plasmodium Falciparum

HARRY J. REED (MD-PhD) Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology Chairperson: Dr. Olaf Andersen Major Sponsor: Dr. Christopher Mason Minor...

10am
Virtual Event

Tuesday, May 11

Paradoxical GCN2 Kinase Activation Enhances Antitumor Activity of Kinase Inhibitors

COLIN P. TANG Pharmacology Chairperson: Dr. John Blenis Major Sponsor: Dr. Olivier Elemento Major Sponsor: Dr. Ingo Mellinghoff Minor...

3:30pm
Virtual Event
WCM Practical Neurology Updates

Speaker: Saad Mir, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology Topic: Advances in the Acute Treatment of Ischemic Stroke Speaker: Neal S. Parikh, MD,...

5pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, May 13

Frontolimbic Circuit Mechanisms Underlying Anxiety, Social Behavior and Effort-Based Decision-Making

ROBERT N. FETCHO (MD-PhD) Neuroscience Chairperson: Dr. Anjali Rajadhyaksha Major Sponsor: Dr. Conor Liston Minor Sponsor: Dr. Natalia...

2pm
Virtual Event

Monday, May 17

Nimali Jayasinghe, PhD

Bio: Nimali Jayasinghe, Ph.D., is on the voluntary faculty of Weill Cornell Medicine's Department of Psychiatry, where she is Clinical Assistant Professor of...

Characterizing the Urban Microbiome and Human Response to the Ecosystem of the Built Environment

DAVID C. DANKO Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Computational Biology and Medicine (CBM) Chairperson: Dr. Randy Longman Major Sponsor: Dr....

2pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, May 19

Fernando Vidal, Ph.D.

Fernando Vidal, Ph.D., Rovira i Virgili University, Spain Richardson Seminar on the History of Psychiatry ...

2pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, May 20

Grand Rounds | Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

Topic: Speaker: Richard Goldman, MD Location: This Grand Round will be conducted via ZOOM. Link and password will be provided ahead of time. Please be...

7am
Virtual Event
Developmental Biology Program

"Control of pluripotent stem cell states by long-range enhancer promoter contacts" Stefan Schoenfelder, Ph.D. Career Progression Fellow, Epigenetics...

10am
Virtual Event
 Ophthalmology Grand Round

Topic: TBA Speaker: TBD Guest Speaker Location: This Grand Round will be conducted via ZOOM. Link and password will be provided ahead of time. Please be...

5:30pm
Virtual Event

Friday, May 21

Various Approaches in Minimally Invasive Cranial Neurosurgery

The future of neurosurgery is in minimally invasive techniques. This one-day course, directed by Dr. Theodore Schwartz and Dr. Mark Souweidane, is a...

April 23 - May 22, 2021