$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.
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.

Milestones Archives

Milestones, the Weill Cornell institutional newsletter, is published four times a year and highlights some of our recent donors and exciting developments.

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