Welcome From The Chair

Rainu Kaushal, M.D., M.P.H. Professor and Chair

Dr. Rainu Kaushal, an expert in healthcare quality, patient safety and information technology, has been named chair of the Department of Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medical College and physician-in-chief of healthcare policy and research at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. The refocused Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, formerly Public Health, will concentrate on studying and improving healthcare delivery to optimize the value of healthcare for patients in New York and across
the country.

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News & Highlights

Dr. Madelon Finkel Appointed Series Editor by Praeger Press

Madelon L. Finkel, PhD, has been selected to serve as Editor by Praeger Press for a series in public health. Read more about this and other honors, awards, and appointments.

Dr. Lawrence Casalino Leads Study Showing that IPAs and PHOs Can Help Smaller Medical Practices

Lawrence P. Casalino, MD, PhD, is the lead author of a study in Health Affairs titled "Independent Practice Associations and Physician Hospital Organizations Can Improve Care Management for Smaller Practices.” Read about this and other publications.

Weill Cornell Division Well Represented at Bioethics and Humanities Meeting

Division of Medical Ethics faculty present at the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) annual meeting, where Dr. Joseph Fins received the Award for Outstanding Service as President.
Read about the meeting and Dr. Fins' accomplishments.

Update on Activities of the Department of Healthcare Policy and Research

Read more news about the Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, including publications, new grants, promotions, new personnel, and publicity.