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Eric and Barbara Elowitz Create Endowed Chairmanship of Neurological Surgery

Philanthropist, Spring 2019

Dr. Eric Elowitz, the Vice Chairman for Quality and Patient Safety in the Department of Neurological Surgery, and his wife, Dr. Barbara Baskin, a radiologist at Murray Hill Radiology, have named the department as a beneficiary of their estate plan — establishing the Eric and Barbara Elowitz Chairmanship of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Dr. Härtl Featured in Becker’s Spine Review

Dr. Roger Härtl

Becker’s Spine Review featured spine surgeon Dr. Roger Härtl twice in its May 2019 quarterly issue. In the first article, Dr. Härtl joined three other spine surgeons to discuss spine innovation in an article titled, “What spine surgeons need for better patient care that don’t exist already.” In the second, he was interviewed in a segment titled, “Dr. Roger Härtl: The biggest opportunity in spinal biologics,” in which he talked about emerging technology in spine surgery. 

SNS Neurosurgical “Boot Camp” 2019 – May 30-31, 2019

Dr. Stieg demonstrates a surgical technique

At the end of each academic year, the Society of Neurological Surgeons (SNS) holds an intensive for residents who have just finished their first year of neurosurgery residency.

14 Faculty Members Named to List of New York SuperDoctors

14 Faculty Members Named to List of New York SuperDoctors

These elite physicians are selected by their peers each year as being the best in their field

8th Annual Weill-to-Weill Conference Fosters Collaboration

Dr. Philip Stieg speaks with BME students from the Ithaca campus

A contingent of 30 students from Cornell University’s premedical engineering society (“eMed”) made the trip from Weill Hall, on the main campus in Ithaca, to Weill Cornell Medical College in New York to participate in the 8th Annual Weill-to-Weill Engineering in Medicine Conference. The 2 day conference, spearheaded by neurosurgeon Dr. Susan Pannullo and student Katy Lee, focused on the application of engineering solutions to medical challenges and potential career pathways from engineering to medicine.