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Department Celebrates National CRNA Week

The Department of Anesthesiology celebrated the work of its Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) during National CRNA Week, held January 21-27. The week culminated with dinners at the Griffis Faculty Club and at Felice Ristorante in lower Manhattan. 

Two CRNAs were recognized for outstanding performance.

Therese Mohamed received the Eleanor Bradley award, given annually to a CRNA who exhibits leadership, professionalism, compassion, diplomacy, loyalty, and...

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Department Celebrates Milestone Birthday

During more than 40 years on the faculty of Weill Cornell Medicine, Dr. Alan Van Poznak witnessed historic changes in the field of anesthesiology — including the founding of the Department of Anesthesiology at the medical college. On the occasion of Dr. Van Poznak's 90th birthday, members of the Weill Cornell community turned out to celebrate their colleague and honor his pioneering work. 

Friends, family and colleagues gathered in the Griffis Faculty Club on January 3 for the...

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Dr. Hugh C. Hemmings Featured in Article on What Happens to the Brain During Anesthesia

Dr. Hemmings, chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine

For decades, scientists have been working on unlocking the many mysteries behind anesthesia. 

Dr. Hugh C. Hemmings Jr., chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine and senior associate dean for research, was recently featured in an in-depth article discussing the changes the body undergoes...

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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,

Residency and Fellowship Education
Direct all inquiries to:
Phone: (212) 746-2941

Patient Billing Inquiries
Phone: (855) 880-0343