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Weill Cornell Medicine: A History of Cornell's Medical School

Antonio M. Jr., MD Gotto and Jennifer Moon

Abstract

This book is a story of continuity and transformation. Cornell medical school has been a leader in education, patient care, and research—from its founding as Cornell University Medical College in 1898, to its renaming as Weill Cornell Medical College in 1998, and now in its current incarnation as Weill Cornell Medicine. The book situates the history of Cornell's medical school in the context of the development of modern medicine and health care. It examines the triumphs, struggles, and controversies the medical college has undergone. It recounts events surrounding the medical school's beginnin ... More

Keywords: Cornell medical school, Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Medicine, modern medicine, health care

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781501702136
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501702136.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Antonio M. Jr., MD Gotto, author
Cornell University

Jennifer Moon, author