Benjamin Hartley


New York, NY

Weill Cornell Medicine

Benjamin Hartley


Neurosurgery resident

Benjamin Rush Hartley received his medical degree in 2015 from the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, where he was inducted into the Gold Foundation Humanism Honor Society and was awarded the Downstate Alumni Association Research Fellowship, multiple American Anatomy Association Research Travel Grants, the Downstate Excellence in Neuroscience Award, and the Clinical Neuroscience Pathway Award.

Prior to medical school, Dr. Hartley earned his Bachelor’s degree in Neurobiology from the University of Oregon and a Master’s degree in Biology Education from Fordham University. He has also served with the Teach for America Corps as a science teacher in underserved communities.

Dr. Hartley has more than 10 years of research experience at several institutions, where his projects have involved C. elegans systems and computational neuroscience, glioblastoma and neurosurgical informatics, and molecular memory formation in rodents.




Weill Cornell Medicine

New York, NY, USA