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Department of Anesthesiology

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Upcoming Grand Rounds

November 2020 

Joint Anesthesia Conference

Grand Rounds Lecture Series

Mondays at 7:00 A.M

Location: Via Zoom (unless otherwise noted)   


November 2, 2020

Intricacies of post-operative LVAD management

Sho Tanaka, M.D.
Graduate Staff-Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine/NYP, New York, NY 

Role of ECMO in the COVID-19 pandemic

Sana Na Javeed, M.D.
Graduate Staff-Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine/NYP, New York, NY 


November 9, 2020

Invited Guest Speaker from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Gender Diversity and Leadership in European Anesthesiology

Idit Matot, M.D.
Professor & Chair
Division of Anesthesiology & Critical Care & Pain
Tel Aviv Medical Center
Tel Aviv University, Israel


November 16, 2020

"The Ever Shifting Regulatory Landscape and the Practice of Medicine in the Era of a Public Health Emergency

Szilard Kiss, M.D.
Associate Dean for Clinical Compliance
Chair, General Faculty Council
Chief, Retina Service
Department of Ophthalmology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY                                                          


November 23, 2020

Maternal Mortality and Gender Equity: How Do They Relate?”                                                     

Cynthia Wong, M.D.
Professor, Chair and DEO 
Department of Anesthesia
University of Iowa


November 30, 2020 

"Interesting Cases in Cardiac Anesthesia"

Sethi Samir, M.D.
Graduate Staff-Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine/NYP, New York, NY 

Abdullah Rasheed, M.D.
Graduate Staff-Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine/NYP, New York, NY 



Statement of Need: Advances in this field need to be presented to Weill Cornell faculty and other physicians on a regular basis as one means of promoting state-of-the-art health care for patients.

Target Audience: Weill-Cornell physicians in Anesthesiology, other interested physicians and health care providers, and students.

Course Objectives: Weill Cornell CME Activities are intended to lead to improved patient care and safety.  By the conclusion of this series, physicians should have a better understanding of recent developments in Anesthesiology which in turn should lead to improvements in clinical practice.

Weill Cornell Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Weill Cornell Medical College designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Weill Cornell Medical College to adhere to ACCME Essential Areas, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support and content validation in order to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored programs.  All faculty participating in sponsored programs are expected to disclose to the audience any potential, apparent, or real conflict of interest related to their contribution to the activity, and any discussions of off-label or investigational uses of any commercial products or devices not yet approved in the United States. All disclosures will be made to attendees prior to each presentation.

WCMC is accessible for individuals with disabilities or special needs. Participants with special needs are requested to contact the Office of CME at 212.746.2631.


Contact Us

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, mam7036@med.cornell.edu

Residency and Fellowship Education
Direct all inquiries to:
Phone: (212) 746-2941
E-mail: anes-programs@med.cornell.edu
For trainee verification inquiries: anes-verification@med.cornell.edu

Patient Billing Inquiries
Phone: (855) 880-0343