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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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