Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Dr. Andrew Schafer is chairman of the department of medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, and physician-in-chief of New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York. He is a board-certified hematologist and oncologist, and an authority in the areas of thrombosis, coagulation, platelet and bleeding disorders. He has authored more than 200 articles and has authored a half dozen books, mainly in the field of hematology, and is the editor of the book The Vanishing Physician-Scientist? (Cornell, ILR Press, 2009).
Dr. Schafer received his bachelor's from Northeastern University in 1969, his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1973. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Chicago and his clinical and research fellowships in hematology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where he later joined the faculty.
He has held his current position at Weill Cornell and New York-Presbyterian Hospital since 2007.
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