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Research Highlights

Discover the scientific breakthroughs and patents coming out of our department. 


Dr. Fei Wang Receives 2019 Google Faculty Research Award

July 6, 2020

Dr. Fei Wang has built his career creating computational models for healthcare. Now, as one of just 150 selected among 917 global applicants to receive the 2019 Google Faculty Research Award, Dr. Wang is working to make these...
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Awards & Achievements

Healthcare Leadership Fellows Program 2019–2020 Awards

June 1, 2020

Three distinguished fellows have been awarded prizes for outstanding final presentations as part of the Healthcare Leadership Fellows Program, 2019–2020.

Dr. Melissa Rose, assistant professor of clinical pediatrics, received first place for her project on outpatient integration of care for pediatric gastrostomy patients. Dr. Lisa Roth, assistant professor of...

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Weill Cornell Medicine Wins Second Annual HEED Award for Diversity and Inclusion

November 4, 2019

In recognition of its outstanding continued commitment to diversity and inclusion, Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for the second year in a row.

INSIGHT Into Diversity is the largest and oldest diversity-focused publication in higher education. Weill Cornell Medicine is among 43 health professional schools and centers to win this year’s award, which the magazine will...

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Scientific Highlights

Association Between Residential Neighborhood Social Conditions and Health Care Utilization and Costs

June 11, 2020

In a new article published in Medical Care, researchers examined the association of neighborhood social conditions with total annual and potentially preventable Medicare costs. The researchers, including Dr. Yongkang Zhang, research associate in population health sciences;...

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Scientific Breakthroughs
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Physician Price And The Cost And Quality Of Care For Commercially Insured Patients

May 6, 2020

In a new study published in the leading health policy journal, Health Affairs, Mark Unruh, Ph.D., and a team from the Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Population Health Sciences found that prices paid by commercial insurers to general internal medicine physicians were not associated with quality but were highly correlated with healthcare costs...

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