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As a top-ranked children's care program affiliated with a renowned medical school, the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine is dedicated to pursuing pediatric research. We bring together basic medical science and clinical medicine for the advancement of all areas of pediatric health. 

Physician Scientist Training Program (PSTP)

The Physician Scientist Training Program (PSTP) in the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine is committed to training the next generation of physician scientist leaders in pediatric research.  Open to MD/PhD and MD or DO graduates with an established record of clinical, translational, or basic science research experience who are interested in seeking the American Board of Pediatrics approved integrated research pathway, our PSTP combines the intensive clinical training environment at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital with rigorous basic and translational science training.  Learn more


Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children’s Health

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Using genomics and other cutting-edge research approaches, the cross-disciplinary Drukier Institute drives excellence and innovation in pediatrics, seamlessly transforming research breakthroughs into the most advanced, safe and effective pediatric patient care.

Drukier Prize

The Drukier Prize honors an early career pediatrician who, through basic, translational or clinical research, has made important contributions that improve the health of children.

Drukier Lecture

The Drukier Lecture in Children’s Health highlights the latest research and discoveries in the field of pediatric healthcare.

Research News

Congratulations to Katherine A. Hajjar, MD, Vice Chair for Research and Brine Family Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology in the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine, on being awarded a grant by the United States Department of Defense to develop treatment for proliferative vitreoretinopathy, a potentially blinding disease that occurs in almost one-half of military personnel who sustain a penetrating wound to the eye.


Congratulations to David C. Lyden, MD, PhD, Stavros S. Niarchos Professor in Pediatric Cardiology at Weill Cornell Medicine, who, together with Drs. Linnie Golightly, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Shahin Rafii, Professor of Medicine and Raphael...

Research Events

House Calls: Epilepsy Surgery for Kids

November 9, 2021 - 4:30pm
Dr. Caitlin Hoffman leads this webinar, the latest in our House Calls series. Learn about advanced new options that may actually stop seizures in pediatric patients.

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