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.
  • 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

All-Member Meeting and New Member Reception
May 10, 2023

Children’s Health Council members and faculty will gather to hear updates on Council activities and meet the emerging investigators who have received support from the Children’s Health Investigator’s Fund. For more information, email chc@med.cornell.edu.


Andrea Heras, Assistance Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Jihye Kim, Instructor in Psychiatry

Serena Lucotti, Postdoctoral Associate in Pediatrics

Lab Tour with Dr. Lisa Roth (ages 13+ with guardian)
April 26, 2023

Bring your teens (ages 13+) for a lab tour with Dr. Lisa Roth, director of Pediatric Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine, to discuss her latest scientific research addressing lymphoma among the adolescent and young adult (AYA) patient population, ages 15-39. Additionally, Dr. Roth leads the AYA Lymphoma Program and will share inspiring patient stories of how specialized multidisciplinary care makes all the difference when facing cancer and coming of age. CHC members who wish to register for this event, please email chc@med.cornell.edu.


Dr. Lisa Giulino Roth, Director of Pediatric Oncology and Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Medicine

Pediatric Simulation Center Tour (ages 6-12 with guardian)
April 22, 2023

Our simulation center provides exciting interactive learning opportunities for our faculty, nurses and residents in the Department of Pediatrics. Bring your kids (ages 6-12 years old) and join us to explore the same tools that our staff use to provide world-class care! This hands-on experience will allow our youngest guests (and future doctors) to learn the clinical basics using state-of-the-art technology, including human-size simulation manikins. CHC members who wish to register for this event, please email chc@med.cornell.edu.


Dr. Kevin Ching, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

CHC Discovery Lunch
March 9, 2023

Learn about Weill Cornell Medicine's revolutionary approach to mental health care for children. Hear about how our faculty are training general pediatricians to incorporate mental health screening and treatment into routine primary care, and integrating dedicated mental health specialists into our pediatric primary care clinics. For more information, email chc@med.cornell.edu.


Dr. Cori Green, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Vice Chair of Behavioral Health Integration and Innovation

Dr. Corinne Catarozoli, Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Pediatrics

Lab Tour with Dr. Camilia Martin
December 13, 2022

Dr. Martin deconstructed nutritional delivery in the NICU and shared why nutrition education at the bedside is a primary driver of preterm health.


Dr. Camilia Martin, Division Chief of Neonatology, Professor of Pediatrics

Lab Tour with Dr. Steven Josefowicz
October 19, 2022

Dr. Steven Josefowicz shared his lab’s cutting-edge work examining epigenetics and COVID-19 immunity in kids.


Dr. Steven Zvi Josefowicz Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

New Member Reception
September 28, 2022

CHC faculty leadership and members gathered on September 28th at the Belfer Research Building for a cocktail reception to welcome the CHC's newest members.

All-Member Meeting and Cocktail Reception
May 5, 2022

Children’s Health Council members and faculty gathered to hear updates on Council activities and highlights from the investigators who receive Council support

Dr. Jennifer Bress, Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Dr. Emily Wasserman, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (courtesy)                                             

Lab Tour with Dr. Jacqueline Burré and Dr. Zachary Grinspan
March 30, 2022

Expert neuroscientist Dr. Jacqueline Burré welcomed members to her lab, where she and distinguished child neurologist Dr. Zachary Grinspan discussed their collaboration that is changing the future of treatment for children with rare genetic disorders.

Dr. Jacqueline Burré, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Helen and Robert Appel Institute for Alzheimer’s Disease Research, Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute
Dr. Zachary Grinspan, Interim Chief of Child Neurology, Director of Pediatric Epilepsy, Departments of Pediatrics and Population Health Sciences