Research Highlights

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


Three Weill Cornell Medicine Faculty Inducted into Association of American Physicians

April 12, 2022

Three distinguished Weill Cornell Medicine physician-scientists, Dr. Joseph J. Fins, Dr. Rainu Kaushal and Dr. Shahin Rafii, have been elected to the esteemed Association of American Physicians (AAP).

Regarded as one of the top honors in the field of health and medicine, election to the AAP recognizes physician-scientists exhibiting...

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Dr. Fei Wang Receives National Science Foundation Award For “Understanding the Transmission and Prevention of COVID-19 with Biomedical Knowledge Engineering”

December 23, 2020

Dr. Fei Wang

As COVID-19 continues to spread, keeping up to date with the latest scientific...

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Scientific Highlights

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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Scientific Breakthroughs
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Comprehensive Mandates for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Reduce Opioid Prescriptions and Hospital Use

September 3, 2019

States that require prescribers and dispensers to register with and use prescription drug monitoring programs saw notably fewer opioid prescriptions and reduced opioid-related hospital use compared to states with weak drug monitoring program mandates, according to a new study from investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine. The approximate annual reduction of about 12,000 inpatient stays and 39,000 emergency department visits...

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Scientific Breakthroughs
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