Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

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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]
Weill Medical Center

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[edit]

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[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Homepage - Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in New York City. Weill.cornell.edu. Retrieved on 2013-09-07.
  2. ^ David Phillip Hajjar, Ph.D. - Biography | Weill Cornell Medical College. Med.cornell.edu. Retrieved on 2013-09-07.
  3. ^ Our Faculty - Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in New York City. Weill.cornell.edu. Retrieved on 2013-09-07.
  4. ^ "Medical Division Total Enrollment". Retrieved 2009-03-20. 
  5. ^ Homepage - Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in New York City. Weill.cornell.edu. Retrieved on 2013-09-07.
  6. ^ Biochemistry - Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in New York City. Weill.cornell.edu. Retrieved on 2013-09-07.
  7. ^ Cell Biology - Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in New York City. Weill.cornell.edu. Retrieved on 2013-09-07.
  8. ^ Immunology - Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in New York City. Weill.cornell.edu. Retrieved on 2013-09-07.
  9. ^ Molecular Biology - Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in New York City. Weill.cornell.edu. Retrieved on 2013-09-07.
  10. ^ Physiology - Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in New York City. Weill.cornell.edu. Retrieved on 2013-09-07.
  11. ^ Weill Cornell Department of Medicine | Divisions & Programs | Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences | Education. Cornellmedicine.com (2013-05-01). Retrieved on 2013-09-07.
  12. ^ Clinical and Translational Science Center. Med.cornell.edu (2013-01-11). Retrieved on 2013-09-07.
  13. ^ Medical Education at Weill Medical College of Cornell University | Programs. Weill.cornell.edu (2009-02-17). Retrieved on 2013-09-07.
  14. ^ [1][dead link]

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