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Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

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Type  Private
Academic staff  More than 330
Undergraduate tuition and fees  29,000 USD (2011)
Dean  Gary Koretzky
Founded  14 April 1898
Established  1952
Students  More than 400
Phone  +1 855-926-9268
Total enrollment  400 (2008)
Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Location  New York City, New York, USA
Website  http://gradschool.weill.cornell.edu
Address  1300 York Ave, New York, NY 10065, USA
Deans  Augustine M.K. Choi, Gary Koretzky
Notable alumni  Anthony S Fauci, Elizabeth Nabel, Ida S Scudder, Henry Heimlich, Robert Atkins
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The Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences (WCGS) (formerly known as the Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences) is a graduate college of Cornell University that was founded in 1952 as an academic partnership between two major medical institutions in New York City: the Weill Cornell Medical College and the Sloan-Kettering Institute. Cornell is involved in the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program with Rockefeller University and the Sloan-Kettering Institute; each of these three institutions is part of a large biomedical center extending along York Avenue between 65th and 72nd Streets on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

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Programs of study

Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences (WCGS) partners with neighboring institutions along York Avenue, also known as the “corridor of science” in New York City. Such partnerships with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the Hospital for Special Surgery and The Rockefeller University offer a unique learning experience for students.

WCGS offers a variety of programs at both the Masters and Doctoral levels. As a partnership between the Sloan-Kettering Institute and Weill Cornell Medical College, WCGS offers seven PhD programs as well as four distinct Masters programs. Additionally, the school offers two Tri-Institutional PhDs, a Tri-Institutional MD/PhD and the opportunity for students to participate in an Accelerated PhD/MBA program. Each of its programs are linked by specific topics of research, allowing for collaboration between labs and a multidisciplinary educational experience. With 330 faculty members who are highly engaged and passionate about their work, from conducting research to teaching classes, and training students, WCGSMS aims at creating the leaders of the next generation of basic and translational scientists.

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