Fall 2022

Marking celebratory events in the lives of our students, including Match Day, the White Coat Ceremony and Graduation.

A Celebratory Match Day at Weill Cornell Medicine

  • Three East Asian male medical students gather behind one South Asian and two East Asian medical students, all smiling for a group selfie.
  • Four smiling medical students hold up signs indicating where each matched for medical residency and in which specialty. From left to right, South Asian female, East Asian male, East Asian female, East Asian female.
    Photos above: Fourth-year medical students celebrate on National Match Day March 18 after learning where they will be doing their internship and residency training. Photos by Studio Brooke

White Coat Ceremony Ushers in Class of 2026

  • Dark skinned man puts short white coat on East Asian female medical student in white face mask.
  • East Asian woman, Black woman in glasses and South Asian man, all in face masks and white coats, read materials during White Coat Ceremony for entering medical students.
  • Two female medical students, one white with long brown hair, one South Asian with long, curly black hair, embrace and smile in their new white coats.
    Photos above: On Aug. 16, the Class of 2026 received their short white coats during Weill Cornell Medicine’s annual White Coat Ceremony. Photos by Studio Brooke

WCM-Q Celebrates Graduation of 41 New Doctors

  • Middle Eastern men in red and green robes at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar swear the Hippocratic Oath with their right hands up.
    Members of the Class of 2022 swear the Hippocratic Oath. Photo by Amelia Panico.

Graduate Students Recognized at Convocation

  • Diverse male and female graduates of Weill Cornell Medicine wearing red and green robes and face masks stand in rows with their right hands up at Commencement.
  • Graduates of Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences are shown seated in black, yellow and red robes and black mortarboards from the back; mortarboard of person in foreground says, “I came, I saw, I mastered twice.”
    Photos above: Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences honored students in the Class of 2022 for their academic achievements on May 18. Photos by Amelia Panico

Commencement Returns to Carnegie Hall, Marking Joyous Day For Graduates

  •  Interior of Carnegie Hall auditorium with seated medical college graduates in mortarboards and red and green robes, as well as other attendees, shown from above at Commencement.
    More than 400 students celebrated a milestone on May 19: graduating from Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences. Photo by Amelia Panico

Fall 2022 Front to Back

  • From the Dean

    A Message from the Dean

    As an academic medical center, our tripartite mission is what drives us forward: we thrive on providing world-class care to our patients, making groundbreaking discoveries that are changing the future of medicine, and teaching the health care leaders of tomorrow.
  • Features

    The Search for a Cure

    Weill Cornell Medicine scientists aim to liberate those living with HIV by subduing the virus for good.
  • Features

    Evasive Action

    Could interrupting the evolutionary process of mutating cells hold the key to vanquishing cancer? Researchers led by Dr. Dan Landau are on the case.
  • Features

    New Frame of Mind

    Psychiatrist and neuroscientist Dr. Conor Liston (M.D. ’08, Ph.D.) and his team are poised to upend the way mental health disorders are diagnosed and treated.
  • Notable

    New Cancer Director

    Internationally acclaimed medical oncologist Dr. Jedd Wolchok, whose innovations in immunotherapy revolutionized melanoma treatment, was recently recruited as the Meyer Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine.
  • Notable

    3 Questions

    Dr. Jay Varma, director of the new Center for Pandemic Prevention and Response, explains why an interdisciplinary approach is critical.
  • Notable


    Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members are leading the conversation about important health issues across the country and around the world.
  • Notable

    Notable News Briefs

    Faculty appointments, honors, awards and more — from around campus and beyond.
  • Notable


    In the global scientific effort to understand vaccine and natural immunity to SARS-CoV-2, Weill Cornell Medicine’s location in Qatar, a country of only a few million people, has been making an outsized contribution.
  • Grand Rounds

    Chiari Malformation

    When is Surgery Necessary?
  • Grand Rounds

    3 Questions

    Dr. Susan Loeb-Zeitlin, who worked with a multidisciplinary team to launch the new Women’s Midlife Program, shares insights about making menopause manageable.
  • Grand Rounds

    Social Impediments to Health

    The murder of George Floyd and the resulting national reckoning on race, along with the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color, galvanized creation of the Anti-Racism Curriculum Committee at Weill Cornell Medicine.
  • Grand Rounds

    Grand Rounds News Briefs

    The latest on teaching, learning and patient-centered care.
  • Discovery

    COVID-19 and Diabetes

    Basic science and clinical investigations converge to offer answers.
  • Discovery

    Development of Schizophrenia

    Multiple changes in brain cells during the first month of embryonic development may contribute to schizophrenia later in life.
  • Discovery


    The latest advances in faculty research, published in the world’s leading journals.
  • Alumni


    From taking the lead in newborn medicine to forging critical connections to move research from the bench to the bedside, our alumni are making an impact.
  • Alumni


    What’s new with you?
    Keep your classmates up to date on all your latest achievements with an Alumni Note.
  • Alumni

    In Memoriam

    Marking the passing of our faculty and alumni.
  • Alumni


    Marking celebratory events in the lives of our students, including Match Day, the White Coat Ceremony and Graduation.
  • Second Opinion

    A New Lens

    What’s one way that medical education must change to better address health inequities?
  • Exchange

    Pivot Points

    Two women leaders at Weill Cornell Medicine whose professional paths have connected discuss the power of mentorship — for themselves and other women in academic medicine.
  • Muse

    Two Forms of Truth

    Dr. Laura Kolbe, whose poetry has garnered notable honors, talks candidly about how her writing helps her build a bridge to her work as a clinician.
  • Spotlight

    Building Connections

    Dr. Kathleen Foley (M.D. ’69) has been bringing people together throughout her expansive career as a specialist in pain management and palliative care for cancer patients.