Patient Care

A Heart Surgeon’s View of His Work

Michael Argenziano, MD, likens heart surgery to flying on a plane: The risk of disaster is low because pilots and their teams are highly trained and have completed many successful flights.

Medicaid Expansion: The Issue of Access

In an opinion piece in Al Jazeera America, a Columbia clinician describes the importance of expanding Medicaid to improve access to patient care for more Americans.

Medicine Gets Personal

At Columbia, personalized medicine represents a commitment to harness the institution’s intellectual and technological resources to transform both medical research and patient care.