Office of External Affairs

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The Office of External Affairs advances Weill Cornell Medicine as a global academic medical institution, and supports excellence in research, education and patient care, by engaging the public through fundraising, communications, marketing, community relations and advocacy. These functions are led by two major programmatic divisions within External Affairs:

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


Lucille M. Ferraro
Lucille M. Ferraro
  • Assistant Vice Provost for Development
Mason Essif
Mason Essif
  • Assistant Vice Provost for Communications and Public 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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December 3, 2020

Seeking to advance the scope of precision medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and Illumina, Inc. are entering into a collaboration to sequence the...

December 2, 2020

The immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab, known by its brand name Keytruda, is a safe and effective option for patients with locally advanced and metastatic squamous cell esophageal...

December 1, 2020

Weill Cornell Medicine has received a renewal of a prestigious grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health to...