Office of External Affairs

About Us

Office of External Affairs representatives advance Weill Cornell Medicine as a global academic medical institution and support excellence in research, education and patient care by engaging the public through fundraising, communications, marketing, community relations and advocacy. These services are led by three programmatic External Affairs divisions:

  • Development, which includes fundraising and alumni relations.
  • Communications & Marketing, which includes development and institutional communications, editorial projects, multimedia, media relations and social media as well as enterprise branding and Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization marketing.
  • Government & Community Affairs, which serves as a liaison for government agencies, elected officials, civic organizations, community leaders and residents throughout New York City.

To explore career opportunities in the Office of External Affairs, check out Weill Cornell Medicine job postings.

Leadership

Lucille M. Ferraro
Lucille M. Ferraro
  • Assistant Vice Provost for Development
Mason Essif
Mason Essif
  • Assistant Vice Provost for Communications & Marketing
Gloria Kao
Gloria Kao
  • Director of Operations
Daniel Pollay
Daniel Pollay
  • Executive Director of Government & Community Affairs

Weill Cornell Medicine
Office of External Affairs
1300 York Avenue, Box 314 New York, NY 10065 Phone: (646) 962-9476

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July 2, 2020

Hematology and oncology specialist Dr. Jeffrey Laurence answers questions about the connection between blood clotting and other symptoms of severe COVID-19.

July 2, 2020

COVID-19 patients have a higher risk of stroke than patients with influenza, according to a study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.

July 1, 2020

Two distinguished Weill Cornell Medicine physician-scientists have been elected to the prestigious Association of American Physicians (AAP).