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Research to Develop a Non-opioid Treatment for Chronic Pain Featured in WCM Report

Peter Goldstein, M.D.

Neuropathic pain affects millions of people, including chemotherapy patients, people with diabetes, and patients suffering from peripheral nerve damage.

Dr. Peter Goldstein, professor of anesthesiology, was featured in Weill Cornell Medicine’s Daedalus Fund for Innovation Progress Report, for his research to develop a new, non-opioid treatment for this debilitating type of chronic pain.      


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Anesthesiology Department Heads to ASA Annual Meeting

ASA 2017

The Department of Anesthesiology will be well-represented at Anesthesiology 2017, the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), held this year in Boston on October 21-25. The meeting is expected to draw more than 16,000 attendees including speakers from around the world, and more than 300 exhibiting companies. 

Weill Cornell faculty, fellows and residents will participate in panel discussions, poster presentations, lectures and workshops during the five-...

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Residents and Fellows Tackle Quality Improvement Initiatives

QPS workshop

How is a quality improvement initiative conducted? That was the topic for Anesthesiology residents and fellows at a recent workshop held jointly by the Department of Anesthesiology’s Quality and Patient Safety (QPS) team and the Education division.  

The full-day course was designed to teach participants the tools and methodology they need to conduct a successful quality improvement initiative. It was led by Michelle Evangelista and Balagopal...

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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
Direct all inquiries to:
Phone: (212) 746-2941

Patient Billing Inquiries
Phone: (855) 880-0343