Milestones

Dr. Howell and student
The Diversity-Mentorship Collaborative program will also enhance opportunities for more inclusive access to professional tracks in research and help cultivate and mentor promising candidates from populations underrepresented in medicine (also known as URiM).
Dean Choi
Mentoring has always been central to our mission at Weill Cornell Medicine. Our residents and fellows gain valuable clinical skills by observing senior practitioners, discussing cases with supervisors, and honing techniques under guidance.
Igor Tulchinsky
With a new gift of $2 million, Board of Fellows member Igor Tulchinsky is generously supporting strategic needs at Weill Cornell Medicine.
Michael Feldberg and Ruth Lazarus
For more than 30 years, Dr. Thomas Nash, a clinical assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, cared for Charles Lazarus, becoming a family friend and an important advocate for the health and wellbeing of the founder of Toys “R” Us stores.
Shaiza Rizavi with husband Jonathan Friedland
Inspired by Weill Cornell Medicine’s work to improve mental health in older adults, Shaiza Rizavi and her husband, Jonathan Friedland, have made three generous gifts to establish an endowed fund in support of research in geriatric psychiatry.
Sallie Permar
Dr. Sallie Permar, a distinguished physician-scientist who specializes in pediatric infectious diseases, joined Weill Cornell Medicine on December 1 as the new chair of the Department of Pediatrics.
Dean Choi
Weill Cornell Medicine has long been an institution where world-class patient care transforms lives, groundbreaking discoveries lead to cutting-edge treatments and cures, and the best and brightest students become the healthcare pioneers of tomorrow.
Dr. Douglas Nixon and Dr. Brad Jones
Drs. Nixon and Jones are poised for transformative breakthroughs and the potential for designing new clinical trials.
Michels Family
Sophie Michels is a happy, vibrant college sophomore who loves exercising, playing polo and being with friends and family.
Dr. Lisa Newman
Ways to Give explores the many ways our donors help Weill Cornell Medicine advance breakthroughs in research, provide compassionate care to patients and educate the next generation of medical leaders.