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Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences [1]
Cornell University Seal
Established 1952
Type Private
Dean David P. Hajjar [2]
Academic staff More than 250[3]
Students More than 400[4]
Location New York City, New York, USA
Website weill.cornell.edu/gradschool [5]


The Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences (WCGSMS) (formerly known as the Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences) is a graduate college of Cornell University that was founded in 1952 as an academic partnership between two major medical institutions in New York City: the Weill Cornell Medical College and the Sloan-Kettering Institute. Cornell is involved in the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program with Rockefeller University and the Sloan-Kettering Institute; each of these three institutions is part of a large biomedical center extending along York Avenue between 65th and 72nd Streets on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Programs of study

The Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences awards the Ph.D. degree in seven programs of study in biology and medicine:

  • Biochemistry & Structural Biology [6]
  • Cell & Developmental Biology [7]
  • Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis [8]
  • Molecular Biology [9]
  • Neuroscience [2]
  • Pharmacology [3]
  • Physiology, Biophysics & Systems Biology [10]


In addition, M.S. degrees are offered in:

  • Clinical Epidemiology & Health Services Research [11]
  • Clinical Investigation [12]
  • Health Sciences for Physician Assistants [13]


The Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences also partners with the Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, The Rockefeller University, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering to offer the following related programs:

  • Tri-Institutional Program in Computational Biology and Medicine [4]
  • Tri-Institutional Program in Chemical Biology [5]
  • Tri-Institutional MD/PhD Program [6]
  • Lee Family PhD/MBA Program [14]

See also

References

External links

  • Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
  • The Tri-Institutional M.D.-Ph.D. Program
  • The Neuroscience Community at Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Graduate Student Executive Council (GSEC) at Weill Cornell Medical College

Coordinates: 40°45′52.38″N 73°57′14.93″W / 40.7645500°N 73.9541472°W / 40.7645500; -73.9541472

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