Graduate Medical Education Welcome Letter

Welcome to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s Graduate Medical Education website which will link you to our individual residency and fellowship programs. New York-Presbyterian , the university hospital of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medicine, is one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers. We are committed to patient-centered care, biomedical research, community service, and medical education. With 148 accredited programs and more than 1,800 trainees in virtually every area of medicine, we are one of the largest centers of graduate medical education in the country. Although our institution is large, we maintain a close-knit community of medical professionals who collaborate to enrich the educational experience of each and every trainee in a stimulating and culturally diverse patient care environment. We are deeply committed to training the most talented and diverse residents and fellows to be the next generation of leaders in medicine.

Pursuing residency training at NewYork-Presbyterian opens up a world of opportunities to participate in basic, clinical, and translational research, preparing trainees to pursue inquiry and investigation throughout their careers. Relationships with Rockefeller University, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center further enrich our clinical learning environment. We also take great pride in our global health initiatives with trainees engaging in elective opportunities worldwide. In addition to clinical responsibilities, NewYork-Presbyterian residents and fellows play a vital role in teaching medical students as well as participating in patient safety and quality of care initiatives. These opportunities provide critical growth and learning for professional development.

Joining NewYork-Presbyterian means that New York City is at your doorstep. From the finest restaurants to Broadway shows, concerts, opera and ballet, and museums of every kind, the city provides unmatched culture and variety, all just a short bus or subway ride away.

We are committed to the education and development of outstanding physicians who acquire the necessary skills for their chosen career, as well as the compassion and humanism to not only treat the disease, but also to care for the person with the illness. We also work to actively promote our physicians’ own health and well-being.

We are pleased to invite your inquiries about our programs and look forward to the possibility of working with you as you embark on this important stage of your medical career.

Lyuba Konopasek, MD
Designated Institutional Official, Graduate Medical Education
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Lyk2003@nyp.org