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Celebrating the Class of 2017

The Department of Anesthesiology celebrated its graduating residents and fellows with a dinner and ceremony at the Pierre Hotel on June 2. Department Chair Dr. Hugh Hemmings addressed the graduates, remarking that they were an inspiring and talented class.

"It's time for you to spread your knowledge and take care of patients around the world, and to advance the science of anesthesiology," he said. "We really look forward to that,...

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Residents Take First Place in Jeopardy Competition

Anesthesiology residents from across the region competed in the third Jeopardy Competition and Case Report Presentation Night, sponsored by The New York Academy of Medicine on May 9.

Drs. Brett Weiner and Jacob Jackson, residents in the class of 2017, claimed the first place trophy for Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork Presbyterian in one of the two rounds. They faced off against teams from Mount Sinai St. Luke's and West Hospitals, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York Medical...

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Dr. Rasheed Receives SOCCA's 2017 Young Investigator Award

Dr. Abdullah Rasheed, a resident in the class of 2020, was selected by the Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists (SOCCA) to receive its 2017 Young Investigator Award. His research, titled “Multistate Perioperative Outcomes of Carotid Revascularization: Carotid Artery Stenting vs Carotid Endarterectomy,” was chosen from more than 95 abstract submissions.  

Co-authors are Robert S. White, Tiffany Peng, Xian Wu, Licia Gaber-Baylis, Gregory P. Giambrone and Kane O Pryor.


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Dept. of Anesthesiology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine
525 East 68th Street, Box 124
New York, NY 10065
Fax: (212) 746-8563

Office of the Chair
Phone: (212) 746-2962
E-mail:  Marissa Matarazzo,

Residency and Fellowship Education
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Phone: (212) 746-2941

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Phone: (855) 880-0343