Medical Education

  • Orthopedics

    Haitian Orthopaedic Mission Enhances Training, Advances Care

    In the years since the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, a team of orthopedic surgeons from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center has annually volunteered to help rebuild the healthcare system and improve the availability of orthopedic care.

  • Pulmonology

    Promoting Global Lung Health

    Doctors at Columbia University Irving Medical Center collaborate with the World Lung Foundation to create the East African Training Initiative (EATI) to train Ethiopian doctors in pulmonary medicine.

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Improving Skills with Obstetric Simulation Training

    To help young doctors prepare for unexpected obstetric emergencies, NewYork-Presbyterian has launched an advanced clinical simulation program.

  • Ophthalmology

    Transforming Eye Care in an Underserved Community

    A new era of collaboration in vision science has emerged in upper Manhattan linking the ophthalmology departments of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and Harlem Hospital Center (HHC).

  • Endocrinology & Diabetes

    Type 1 Diabetes: It’s Professional and Very Personal

    As a medical student, Dr. Jason Baker discovered his life's passion on a trip to Ghana, in which he met people like him — living with type 1 diabetes — but having much different outcomes.

  • Geriatric Medicine

    Preparing Young Doctors to Care for Older Adults

    The Division of Geriatric Medicine and Aging at NewYork-Presbyterian/ Columbia University is preparing residents to provide care for an aging population with rotations in geriatric medicine for internal medicine residents and house staff from other departments.

  • Geriatric Medicine

    Medical Education Addresses an Aging Population

    The Summer Scholars in Aging Research Program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center exposes medical students to the diverse needs of the geriatric community.

  • Endocrinology & Diabetes

    Effects of Disease on Nutrient Metabolism and Muscle Loss

    Research fellow Marcus DaSilva Goncalves, MD, Ph.D., is on his way to achieving his childhood goal: a better understanding of the complex interplay of metabolic organs to store and metabolize nutrients.