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Healthcare Delivery Science & Innovation

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The Division of Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation, led by Said Ibrahim, M.D., MPH, MBA, is home to scholars of healthcare innovation and technology. The healthcare industry has experienced a proliferation of innovations, both in product and process, that have the potential to revolutionize care delivery. In fact, innovation has become a critical capability of all healthcare organizations. The purpose of this division is to be the academic R&D wing of the ongoing healthcare transformation locally, nationally, and globally. Our faculty conduct the fundamental, applied health services research that will not only create the evidence base to guide this transformation, but also inform strategy for major healthcare systems such as NYP. Pursuant to our culture of embracing multi-disciplinary collaboration and systems-based thinking, the division serves as the academic home for innovation scholars from WCM/NYP, Cornell Tech, Hospital for Special Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and the Rockefeller University, and collaborates with other major academic institutions and stakeholders in New York City. As the home of the Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership Program, a joint venture of Weill Cornell Medicine and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University established in 2016, the division plays a leading role in training future generations of business-savvy healthcare innovators and leaders.

Affiliated Education Program

Executive Health Care Leadership MBA/M.S.

Current Research Highlights

Big Data Analytics and the Struggle for Equity in Health Care: The Promise and Perils

May 11, 2020

In a new study published in Health Equity, Dr. Said Ibrahim, senior associate dean for diversity and inclusion and chief of the Division of Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation, joins colleagues in addressing big data in health care. While this technology holds the potential to innovatively change health care as we know it, researchers must work to mitigate possible sources of bias and inequity. Big data can...

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NIH Grant Establishes Health Equity Research Program for Trainees Underrepresented in Medicine

August 14, 2019

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a prestigious grant from the National Institutes of Health to launch a program designed to increase the number of underrepresented minority medical and graduate students, residents and postdoctoral fellows committed to careers in health equity and global health research.

The five-year, $1.34 million award from the...

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Pregnancy Outcomes Greatly Improved in Lupus Patients

July 9, 2019

Historically, pregnancy in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was considered so risky that physicians counseled women to avoid becoming pregnant and recommended that women carrying a child terminate their pregnancy. Now, a new study published July 8 in the Annals of Internal Medicine demonstrates that...

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Scientific Breakthroughs
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Faculty & Staff

Erika Abramson , M.D., M.S.
  • Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Nanette Laitman Clinical Scholar in Population Health Sciences/Quality of Care Research
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Medha Goyal Barbhaiya , M.D., MPH
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
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Said Ibrahim
Said Ibrahim , M.D., MBA, MPH
  • Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Chief of the Division of Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation
(646) 962-8074
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Heather Johnson
  • Research Program Manager
(646) 962-8017
Samyukta Mullangi
Samyukta Mullangi , M.D., MBA
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Recent Faculty Publications

S. Mullangi; R. Bhandari; P. Thanaporn; M. Christensen; S. Kronick; B.K. Nallamothu
B. Mehta; S. Goodman; K. Ho; M. Parks; S.A. Ibrahim
U.R. Essien; D. Howard; S. Ibrahim
Contact Information

Heather Johnson
Research Program Manager 
Phone: (646) 962-8017
Fax: (646) 962-0281

Mailing Address

Health Care Delivery Science and Innovation
Healthcare Policy & Research
Weill Cornell Medicine
402 E. 67th St.
New York, NY 10065