NewYork-Presbyterian Gala Benefit
$4.7 Million To Support Spine Services
The Doobie Brothers Provided Entertainment at Black Tie
NewYork-Presbyterianís annual Gala benefit
dinner raised $4.7 million to support NewYork-Presbyterianís
premier spine services. The event on April 14 drew 1,200
attendees to the Grand Ballroom at the Waldorf Astoria, New
The benefit celebrated all that NewYork-Presbyterian
physicians, nurses and clinical researchers are doing to
provide the very best in spine care.
In addition to dinner and cocktails, guests enjoyed a
special performance by
The Gala was hosted by Dr.
Steven J. Corwin, President and CEO of
The Gala Co-Chairs were Jane
and Daniel S. Och and Fern
and Lenard B. Tessler.
In attendance were Dr.
Laura Forese, Executive Vice President and Chief
Operating Officer of NewYork-Presbyterian; and Dr.
Herbert Pardes, Executive Vice Chair, Board of Trustees,
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital; John
J. Mack, Vice
Chair, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital; Iris
Hedge, Jr.; David
H. Koch, Alfred
F. Kelly, Jr.; Shelly Lazarus; Philip Milstein; Sharmin
Mossavar-Rahmani; Sarah Nash; Arthur Samberg; Seymour
Sternberg; Lenard Tessler; Michael Tusiani and Leonard Wilf.
NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nationís most
comprehensive healthcare delivery networks, focused on
providing innovative and compassionate care to patients in
the New York metropolitan area and throughout the globe. In
collaboration with two renowned medical school partners,
Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University College of
Physicians & Surgeons, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently
recognized as a leader in medical education, groundbreaking
research and clinical innovation.
NewYork-Presbyterian has four major divisions: NewYork-Presbyterian
ranked #1 in the New York metropolitan area by U.S.
News and World Report and
repeatedly named to the magazineís Honor Roll of best
hospitals in the nation; NewYork-Presbyterian
Regional Hospital Network is
comprised of leading hospitals in and around New York and
delivers high-quality care to patients throughout the
Physician Services connects
medical experts with patients in their communities; and NewYork-Presbyterian
Community and Population Health features
the hospitalís ambulatory care network sites and operations,
community care initiatives and healthcare quality programs,
including NewYork Quality Care, established by NewYork-Presbyterian,
Weill Cornell and Columbia.
NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the largest healthcare
providers in the U.S. Each year, nearly 29,000 NewYork-Presbyterian
professionals deliver exceptional care to more than 2
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