• December 9, 2022

    I am pleased to announce that Noémie Elhadad, PhD, has agreed to serve as chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI).

    Noemie Elhadad
  • December 2, 2022

    I am pleased to announce that James McKiernan, MD, has agreed to serve as Senior Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs and CEO of ColumbiaDoctors, beginning January 1, 2023.

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  • November 22, 2022

    Another holiday is upon us, this one of special significance. Giving thanks should be a constant, but this time of year stands out as a moment for gratitude and reflection.

  • November 16, 2022

    After 13 years as chair of the Department of Radiology at CUIMC, Lawrence Schwartz, MD, will be leaving in January.

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  • November 4, 2022

    I am pleased to announce that Stavros Lomvardas, PhD, will serve as the next chair of the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics.

    Stavros Lomvardas, PhD
  • October 31, 2022

    We are writing to inform you that Donald W. Landry, MD, PhD, will step down as Chair of the Department of Medicine at VP&S on April 1, 2023.

  • October 12, 2022

    I am pleased to announce my appointment of Patrick Burke as Vice President for Facilities Management, Operations and Planning. 

  • September 16, 2022

    The patient care provided by ColumbiaDoctors, our faculty practice organization, is essential to the medical center’s dynamism and our impact in the world.

  • September 9, 2022

    This is a time of change and transition at the medical center.

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  • August 18, 2022

    It is with profound sadness that we write to inform you of the tragic death yesterday of our beloved friend and colleague, Mark L. Heaney, MD. 

    Mark Heaney
  • August 12, 2022

    I am writing to share with you that Kevin A. Roth, MD, PhD, has decided to step down effective August 31, 2023, from his position as Pathologist-in-Chief.

  • June 15, 2022

    Anthony Ferrante, MD, PhD, took over as Co-Director from Rudy Leibel, MD, who co-founded the Center 25 years ago with Robin Goland, MD.

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  • June 10, 2022

    Donna Lynne, the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of CUIMC and CEO of ColumbiaDoctors, will be leaving us in October to become CEO of Denver Health and Hospital Authority. 

  • June 2, 2022

    We bear the burden, individually and collectively, of living through a time when the levels of violence in society are intolerable.

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  • May 16, 2022

    David Bickers, MD, the Chair of the Department of Dermatology at VP&S has decided to step down as chair effective July 1, 2022, after 28 years.

  • May 11, 2022

    The Medical Center Neighborhood Fund was created as a partnership among CUIMC, NYP, and the New York State Psychiatric Institute to foster the bond between the medical center and the community.

  • May 4, 2022

    In 2020, our nation was confronted by dual public health crises — COVID-19 and the systemic racism that the pandemic and widespread protests revealed.

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  • March 11, 2022

    Over the past several weeks, we have seen heart-rending situations in the Ukraine that involve serious injuries, loss of life, and families needing basic food, shelter, and other assistance.

  • March 3, 2022

    It is difficult to describe our collective anguish over the Russian government’s brutal and senseless invasion of Ukraine.

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  • March 3, 2022

    As I said in my remarks at Monday’s welcome assembly, I could not be more honored and humbled to be joining the Columbia community at this important time.