Milestones

Dean Augustine M.K. Choi and Dr. Ruth Gotian
A $1 million gift from the James Hilton Manning and Emma Austin Manning Foundation will bolster Weill Cornell Medicine’s commitment to fostering a dynamic culture of mentorship.
Mr. and Mrs. Appel and Dr. Gan
As new director of the Helen and Robert Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute, Dr. Li Gan is committed to making a transformational impact on patient care.
Christina Truesdale
Over the past five years, Christina Truesdale and her husband, Don, members of the Dean’s Council since 2013, have made significant gift s to Weill Cornell Medicine, aimed at supporting innovative research to improve pediatric clinical care.
Friedman Center for Nutrition and Inflammation
With a $7.5 million gift from the Friedman Family Foundation, endowed by Stephen and Vice Chair Overseer Barbara Friedman, Weill Cornell Medicine has established an innovative cross-campus center dedicated to improving human health through research in the complex relationship between nutrition, inflammation and the development of disease.
 Meet Sandra and Edward Meyer
Sandra and Edward Meyer have been influential leaders and advocates of Weill Cornell Medicine since 2013. Their generous gift of $75 million that year resulted in the establishment of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center, driving the institution forward as a leader in cancer research and bringing some of the brightest minds on board.
Dr. Neera Gupta and patient
With the aim of advancing pediatric research, a group of families and individuals at Weill Cornell Medicine has made it their mission to improve children’s health.
Twenty Years and Counting
Twenty years ago, Weill Cornell Medicine took on the name of Joan and Sanford I. Weill, and launched a bright, new era of dynamic expansion, successfully propelling the institution to its position as a formidable leader in global healthcare.
Mentorship
At Weill Cornell Medicine’s Center for Global Health, the spirit of mentorship has thrived for four generations.
Meet Larry Schafer
After 26 years with Weill Cornell Medicine, Larry Schafer, the Vice Provost for External Affairs, will be retiring at the end of 2017.
Ruben Family Portrait
Throughout their childhood, Lenore Ruben, Richard Ruben and Shelly Kivell experienced philanthropy in action firsthand.