For Professionals

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College provides medical students, residents and fellows with a wealth of educational resources, mentoring and the rigorous training needed to build a foundation of excellence for careers in surgery, clinical practice and research. Our programs emphasize the importance of combining a strong base in the medical sciences with extensive clinical training in patient care.

Current Research Funding Opportunities

The Center for Advanced Digestive Care periodically posts requests for applications, funded both by the CADC and by close partners.

The Office of Sponsored Research Administration at Weill Cornell Medicine also lists numerous research grant opportunities from a variety of sources.

CADC Research Spotlight

The CADC now offers Research Spotlight, a digital microsite covering research developments made by its faculty and researchers. Visit research spotlight to learn more about the basic science, clinical and outcomes research developments coming out of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

View the most recent issue of CADC Research Spotlight.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Continuing Medical Education plays an extremely important role at the Center for Advanced Digestive. Conferences, courses, lectures, seminars, symposia, and webcasts keep physicians, surgeons, scientists, nurses and other healthcare professionals, abreast of the latest developments in digestive care.

Weill Medical College of Cornell University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to authorize and issue CME credit for programs that are developed by Weill Cornell faculty as part of the medical school's CME program.

Comprehensive Approach to Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Bariatrics

This course will provide up to date and evidenced based clinical information on the comprehensive management of obesity — a rapidly evolving field. There is a significant emphasis on new endoscopic modalities and a component of hands-on training. Our internationally recognized faculty will present lectures and case presentations on the latest data on the innovations in minimally invasive bariatric surgery, as well as, the growing field of endobariatrics.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the indications and outcomes of approved bariatric procedures and surgeries
  • Learn about new technologies, their benefits and use in obese patients
  • Learn about the comprehensive approach to bariatric care

This program is designed for an audience of bariatric surgeons, primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, endoscopists, endocrinologists, general surgeons, internists, family medicine physicians, nutritionists, pediatric endocrinologists, pediatric gastroenterologist, RNs, PAs, NPs, nutritionists and other medical professionals involved in the evaluation, diagnosis and/or management of endoscopic and bariatric patients.

Date: Thursday, September 28th
Time: 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Location: Vivan and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center, 173 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032
Registration: Free registration available here.

For more information and to register, please visit the course homepage.

Pediatric IBD Research Day

The fifth annual Pediatric IBD Research Day will highlight scientific advances and gaps in knowledge in pediatric IBD research. Hosted by Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Pediatrics, the program will include presentations by nationally and internationally recognized experts, followed by Q&A periods. This symposium has been designed for pediatric and adult GIs, GI fellows, residents, students, PAs, NPs, RNs, nutritionists, and other health care professionals.

Standard registration ends on September 29 (or prior to this date if registration capacity is reached). Visit the course page for more information and to register.

Date: Thursday, October 12
Time: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Belfer Research Building, 413 E 69th Street
Registration: Program info, rates, and registration here.

NYC Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Day

The third annual symposium jointly sponsored by the Immunology Institute of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Rockefeller University and the Jill Roberts Institute for Research in IBD at Weill Cornell Medicine and honoring the late Lloyd F. Mayer, MD

Date: Thursday, November 2nd
Time: 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Caspary Auditorium at The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065
Registration: Free registration available here.

Confirmed speakers:

Bana Jabri, MD, PhD; University of Chicago
Iliyan Iliev, PhD; Weill Cornell Medicine
Julie Magarian Blander, PhD; Weill Cornell Medicine
Gérard Eberl, PhD; Institut Pasteur
Dana Philpott, PhD; University of Toronto
Saurabh Mehandru, MD; Mount Sinai
Megan Levings, PhD; BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute
Ruslan Medzhitov, PhD; Yale University

For more information and to sign up, please visit the registration page.

Residency & Fellowship Opportunities

Presentations for Professionals

Clinical care and research presentations, continuing medical education courses, seminars, newsletters, and grand rounds are available to medical professionals throughout the world from NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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