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Thursday, November 2, 2017



5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Annual Meeting of the Voting Fellows and Induction Ceremony; 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 170th Anniversary Discourse & Awards and Honoring the 30 Year Fellows; 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Celebratory Reception


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


Free, but advance registration is required

The tradition of an annual discourse goes back to the Academy’s founding year, 1847, when Dr. John W. Francis delivered an oration to an audience of 2,500 people at the Broadway Tabernacle. Please join us for this year’s Annual Meeting of the Fellows and Anniversary Discourse & Awards as we induct the Academy’s newest Fellows and Members, pay special tribute to our 2017 award winners for distinguished contributions in their fields, and celebrate our 30-year Fellows.

Watch the video of Dr. Oshinsky's discourse, "Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital," and the awards ceremony.

Discourse Speaker

David OshinskyDavid Oshinsky, PhD
Director, Division of Medical Humanities, New York University School of Medicine
Professor of History, New York University

Award Recipients

The Academy Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Biomedical Science
Nancy Adler HeadshotNancy E. Adler, PhD
Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry, and Director of the Center for Health and Community
Lisa and John Pritzker Professor of Psychology, Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco

The Academy Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Health Policy
Donald Berwick HeadshotDonald Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP
President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Stephen Smith Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Public Health
Paula Johnson HeadshotPaula A. Johnson, MD, MPH
President, Wellesley College


The John Stearns Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Clinical Practice
Herbert Pardes HeadshotHerbert Pardes, MD
Lawrence C. Kolb Professor of Psychiatry, Executive Vice Chairman of Board of Trustees, New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Former president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System

The Academy Plaque for Exceptional Service to the Academy
Barry Coller Headshot Barry S. Coller, MD
Physician in Chief Vice President for Medical Affairs, David Rockefeller Professor, Allen and Frances Adler Laboratory of Blood and Vascular Biology, The Rockefeller University

Bobbi Coller HeadshotBobbi Coller, PhD
Independent Curator and Art Educator 



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