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164th Anniversary Discourse & Awards; Annual Meeting of the Voting Fellows

Date: November 9, 2011
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Annual Meeting of the Voting Fellows and Induction of New Fellows 5:00 PM; Discourse and Awards 6:00 PM; Reception Honoring 30-year Fellows, Trustees, and others 7:30 PM

Sponsored by: NYAM Office of Trustee and Fellowship Affairs

Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029


Every year NYAM hosts its Anniversary Discourse and Awards to pay special tribute to individuals with distinguished accomplishments health policy, public health, medicine, and scientific research. This commemorative evening is a part of NYAM's heritage and it has become the centerpiece event presented by the Office of Trustee & Fellowship Affairs each fall.

The Anniversary Discourse is open to the public.

Awards:

The Stephen Smith Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Public Health
THOMAS FRIEDEN, MD, MPH
Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Presented by special guest Hon. Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of the City of New York

The Academy Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Biomedical Science
SUSAN BAND HORWITZ, PHD
Distinguished Professor and co-chair of the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and the Falkenstein Professor of Cancer Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

The John Stearns Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Medicine
RITA CHARON, MD, PHD
Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

The Academy Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Health Policy
VIVIAN PINN, MD
Director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health

The Academy Plaque for Exceptional Service to the Academy
ANNE MOORE, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Anniversary Discourse:
"Disparities, Prevention and the Promise and Perils of Health Reform" by SUSAN DENTZER, Editor-in-Chief, Health Affairs

 

 

 

 

This event is free, but advance registration is requested.

For more information, contact the Fellows Office at 212-419-3644.

 

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