Engage, Learn, Enjoy

Children’s Health Council members enjoy exciting opportunities to engage directly with Weill Cornell Medicine experts and to connect with like-minded parents, grandparents and other individuals.

  • Discovery Panels bring leading physicians together for interdisciplinary discussion around today’s most pressing children’s health issues.
  • Family Science Day gets the whole family involved in science education. Weill Cornell graduate students lead hands-on science activities for Council members and their children.
  • Intimate members-only cocktail receptions and luncheons give Council members the chance to get to know one another and the scientists they support.
  • Faculty-led laboratory tours give Council members an inside look at where, when and how scientific discoveries happen.

Past Events

COVID-19 & Kids: The Year Ahead
August 19, 2020

Weill Cornell Medicine experts in pediatric immunology and developmental-behavioral pediatrics discussed what is on the horizon for COVID-related research and strategies to ensure your child's well-being in the year ahead. Click here to watch the full presentation.

Featuring
Dr. Virginia Pascual, Ronay Menschel Professor of Pediatrics and Drukier Director of the Drukier Institute for Children's Health
Dr. Mary Jo Ward, Associate Professor of Psychology Research in Pediatrics
Panel moderated by Dr. Gerald M. Loughlin, Nancy C. Paduano Professor of Pediatrics and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics

COVID-19 & Kids: Ask the Experts
June 9, 2020
Family Science Day
February 8, 2020

Weill Cornell Medicine graduate students lead hands-on science experiments for children of our Children’s Health Council members. This year’s event featured a virtual reality experience for children ages 11 to 14.

Lab Tour
January 31, 2020

Children’s Health Council members and guests toured Dr. Matthew Smith-Raska’s lab and learned about his research on the important role of inherited factors in pediatric diseases such as autism and congenital heart disease.

Featuring
Dr. Matthew Smith-Raska, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Lab Tour
December 3, 2019

Children’s Health Council members and guests toured Dr. Melody Zeng’s lab and learned about her research on the microbiome in newborns.

Featuring
Dr. Melody Zeng, Assistant Professor of Immunology in Pediatrics

Spring Executive Committee Open Meeting
May 14, 2019
5th Anniversary Celebration
April 11, 2019

Children’s Health Council members, friends and Weill Cornell Medicine faculty celebrated five successful years supporting groundbreaking children’s health research.

Family Science Day
February 9, 2019

Weill Cornell Medicine graduate students lead hands-on science experiments for children of our Children’s Health Council members. This year’s event featured a new addition – a robotic surgery simulator experience for children ages 10 to 14.  

Contact Us

Samantha Nathan
Senior Principal Gifts Officer
(646) 962-9523
san2024@med.cornell.edu

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