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In addition to providing needed support for medical advances in children's health, the Children’s Health Council provides members with exciting opportunities to engage directly with Weill Cornell Medicine experts and to connect with a dynamic group of like-minded parents, grandparents and other individuals.

Members of the Children's Health Council enjoy access to semi-annual public Discovery Panels as well as an array of private events, including:

  • Intimate members-only cocktail discussions with our researchers
  • Exclusive tours of our research laboratories
  • Fun family science days that include activities for everyone in the family

...all while being part of supporting Weill Cornell Medicine's life-saving children's health research efforts, driving new discoveries to benefit children for generations to come.

Past Events

Unlocking the Genetic Code: What it Means for You and Your Family
April 19, 2016

9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Belfer Research Building, 302 A/B/C/D

The genome is the building block of the human body, telling a unique story about each of us. On April 19, the Children’s Health Council of Weill Cornell Medicine invites you to an engaging Discovery Panel on recent medical genetic breakthroughs and their implications for our lives and futures. A distinguished panel of pediatric clinicians and scientists will discuss working with new genetic technologies and how these advances are changing modern healthcare for the whole family. 

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Your Child's Brain in Adolescence: The Good, the Bad and Beyond
December 8, 2015

We were joined by a panel of Weill Cornell Medicine researchers and clinicians to discuss the complexities of the adolescent social-emotional brain. Our distinguished panelists shared their perspective and research on this mystifying developmental phase.

Vaccination: Fact vs. Fear
April 10, 2015

Relevant, timely, and imperative, our panel on vaccines featured researchers and clinicians with backgrounds ranging from adolescent medicine to infectious diseases. The discussion shed light on facts and examined fears that have fueled the national conversation on childhood vaccination.

Family Science Day
February 28, 2015

A fun-filled morning of exploration and discovery for children of Children’s Health Council members. 

Tots to Teens: Sleep and Your Child
November 19, 2014
Keys to Happy Kids: Spotlight on Child Development
January 23, 2014

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Samantha Nathan
Senior Principal Gifts Officer
(646) 962-9523