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Residents and Fellows Attend Quality Improvement Workshop

Dr. James Osorio participating in a breakout session

The department dedicated a full day of resident learning to Quality Improvement and Patient Safety education on August 7. The course, now in its fourth year, was designed to provide residents with a foundation in quality improvement (QI) methodology, and to launch resident and fellow driven QI projects. 

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Vanessa Osman Awarded NIH NRSA Grant

Vanessa Osman, a pharmacology PhD student in the Hemmings lab, is the recipient of a National Research Service Award (NRSA) from the National Institutes of Health for her study of volatile anesthetics.

"Volatile anesthetics such as isoflurane are staples of modern medicine," writes Osman,"but despite their widespread clinical use their precise cellular and molecular mechanisms of action remain unclear.

In some patients, volatile anesthetics can cause the potentially fatal...

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Faculty Selected for Leadership Program

Four Department of Anesthesiology faculty were selected for the 2019-2020 Leadership in Academic Medicine Program (LAMP) at Weill Cornell Medicine. They are Drs. Elizabeth Fouts-Palmer, Diana Khatib,...

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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
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Patient Billing Inquiries
Phone: (855) 880-0343