About Us

Cornell University, one of the world's foremost centers of learning and research, has dedicated its medical college in the heart of New York City to the highest principles of liberal education, spirited inquiry, collaborative learning and individual initiative. The unique features of Weill Cornell Medical College include:

  • a progressive curriculum that emphasizes active learning, self-directed inquiry, and small groups rather than lectures
  • an unparalleled breadth of research opportunities by virtue of the co-presence, on a single campus, of five renowned institutions:
    • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH)
    • Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC)
    • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)
    • Rockefeller University
    • The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)
  • a clinical program characterized by:
    • early exposure to one of the most diverse patient populations in the world
    • clinical rotations at a variety of public, community and research hospitals, including the state-of-the-art NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • a special emphasis on internationalism, with students performing clinical care and research in 62 countries on six continents
  • New York City: a pinnacle of culture, art, science and the exchange of ideas – where all students are guaranteed subsidized housing on the Weill Cornell Medical College campus in Manhattan

"Weill Cornell Medicine is proud to provide talented students with a robust, comprehensive medical education."

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Facilities & Education Resources

Weill Cornell Medical College is home to cutting-edge educational facilities including the Samuel J. Wood Library, C.V. Starr Biomedical Information Center and Margaret & Ian Smith Clinical Skills Center (CSC).

Clinical Sites

Our students experience a comprehensive selection of clinical settings through the extensive network of Weill Cornell Medicine clinical affiliates, including both inpatient and outpatient settings in a variety of diverse locations.

Policies & Procedures

Find up-to-date Weill Cornell Medical College policies and procedures. 

Office of Admissions 445 East 69th Street
Room 104
New York, NY 10021 (646) 962-4931 wcmc-admissions@med.cornell.edu

Office of Medical Education 1300 York Avenue, Room C-118 New York, NY 10065 (212) 746-1050