Milestones

Dean Choi
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, the Weill Cornell Medicine community has worked together, under extraordinary circumstances, to combat this virus and save lives. This ethos – that we are stronger when we work together – has long informed our culture at Weill Cornell Medicine.
Joan and Sandy Weill
The third annual Joan and Sanford I. Weill Exemplary Achievement Award was presented on March 3 to Dr. Barbara Hempstead, dean of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, the O. Wayne Isom Professor of Medicine and professor of neuroscience in the Feil Family Brain & Mind Research Institute.
Dr. Phil Stieg and Dr. Robert J. Hariri
Inspired by his time at Weill Cornell Medicine as a medical student, graduate student and faculty member in the Department of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Robert Hariri (MD ’87, PhD ’87) and his wife, Margaret, have established the Margaret and Robert J. Hariri, MD ’87, PhD ’87 Professorship of Neurological Surgery with a generous $3 million gift to the institution.
Meet Yoon Kang
Dr. Yoon Kang has dedicated her career to training the next generation of healthcare leaders.
Drs. Georgeanna and William Klingensmith
With a generous gift in support of the Department of Radiology’s Division of Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics – formerly known as the Division of Nuclear Medicine – a Weill Cornell Medicine alumnus and his wife hope to make a significant impact on research.
Gale and Ira Drukier
In 2014, Dr. Gale Drukier and Overseer Dr. Ira Drukier made a gift of $25 million to establish the Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children’s Health at Weill Cornell Medicine.
$160 Million in Donor Support
A transformative new scholarship program established by Weill Cornell Medicine will eliminate medical education debt for all students who qualify for financial aid.
Support for Research Drives Dynamic Growth
Bolstered by the generous support of donors, Weill Cornell Medicine has experienced dramatic growth in its research enterprise over the past five years – an achievement that advances the institution’s goal of providing patients with the most advanced treatments and therapies.
Meet Robert Dow
As longtime supporters of Weill Cornell Medicine, Overseer Robert (Bob) Dow and his wife, Christina Seix, have contributed more than $30 million to a variety of causes that support Weill Cornell’s Mission to care, discover and teach – including a recent gift of $10 million to support medical student scholarship.
Honoring Our Scholarship Supporters
For many medical students, scholarships are key to making their education possible, and Weill Cornell Medicine is grateful for our donors who ensure that these students can confidently pursue their aspirations.