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Commentary: Longitudinal Data Should Guide Medical Schools’ Efforts to Reduce Medical Education Costs, Solve Specialty Imbalances

Dean Augustine M.K. Choi announcing Weill Cornell Medicine's new scholarship program

Medical schools evaluating the merits of eliminating tuition, as opposed to pursuing debt-free initiatives, should approach the debate in the same way physicians and scientists engage in medicine: with empirical data, according to new commentary by leaders at Weill Cornell Medicine.

The paper, published online Dec. 31 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, lauds...

Dr. Yoon Kang Appointed Senior Associate Dean for Education

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Dr. Yoon Kang, an esteemed medical educator, has been appointed senior associate dean for education at Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Dec. 9.

Dr. Kang will lead Weill Cornell Medicine’s Office of Medical Education, driving new advances in the curriculum of the top-10 ranked institution to ensure that outstanding cadres of diverse, aspiring physicians receive the finest training. She will employ modern learning...

Dr. Mildred Rust (MD ’56) Raises Awareness for Medical Student Mental Health

Dr. Mildred Rust (MD ’56) Raises Awareness for Medical Student Mental Health at Weill Cornell Medicine Conference

Dr. Mildred Rust, a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College’s class of 1956, doesn’t often attend Weill Cornell Medicine events, but says it was important that she attend the first-ever National Conference on Medical Student Mental Health and Well-Being. Over the course of two days in September, the symposium drew more than 350 medical...

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