2023 Annual Gala Sponsors & Event Leadership

Thank you to all of the 2023 Annual Gala Sponsors, Co-Chairs, and Event Committee for your support of this special event and of our mission. We are grateful! To learn more about our Annual Gala, please visit the main gala page.

Presenting Sponsor



Honorary Co-Chairs

Dr. Gladys M. Ayala

Dr. Steven B. Abramson  

Dr. Katrina Armstrong  

Dr. David L. Battinelli

Stanley M. Bergman  

Dr. Jeffrey Boscamp 

Dr. Robert A. Cain

Michael J. Dowling  

Dr. Wayne Frederick

Robert C. Garrett  

Dr. Holly J. Humphrey

Linda G. Mills  

Dr. Thomas J. Nasca  

Thomas M. Priselac  

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice

Dr. Wayne J. Riley

Dr. David J. Skorton  

Dr. Deborah Trautman  

Lead Sponsors and Supporting Sponsors


Lee Wolf and Dr. Jordan Cohen

Betsy and Richard Sheerr


Guardian Sponsors

NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Laurel and Andrew Epstein

Howard University

Henry Schein

The Marfan Foundation

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Association of American Medical Colleges

The Henry & Marilyn Taub Foundation

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Patron Sponsors

Adventist Healthcare

Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Drs. Charlene Dewey and Wayne Riley

Melanie Gaines Arwin and Bruce Baughman

Hackensack Meridian Health

Kravet Inc.

The Page and Otto Marx Jr. Foundation

Mill Creek Capital Advisors

Quest Diagnostics Inc.

Siemens Healthineers

United Therapeutics

Dr. Joseph Zuckerman, NYU Langone Orthopedics

Benefactor and Champion Sponsors

Drs. Laurie and Andrew Brotman, NYU Clinical Affairs

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Dennis Charney, Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine

Patty and James Elliott

Dr. Lorraine Frazier, Columbia University College of Nursing

Matthew Gilmore, Strategic Assets

Howard University College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

Dr. Yoon Kang, Weill Cornell Medical College

Dr. William Kassing, in honor of Dr. Norma Wagoner

The Constance S.  Kittner Foundation

Lisa and Steven Kristel

Morehouse School of Medicine

NYU Langone Medical Center Nursing Clinic

Drs. Denise and Arthur Rubenstein

Additional Sponsors

Drs. Alexandra Ackerman and David Stern

Dr. Ronald Arky

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada

Ann Baum


Barry Birnbaum

Susanne Brody, Esq.

Herbert Buchanan

Drs. Elizabeth and Andrew Cleek

Barry Coller

Lynne and Judith Echenberg

Dr. Terence Flotte, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Robin Hogen and Charles Banta

Eva Holzer

Mary Ann Hopkins

Debbie and Bob Jones

Dr. Debbra Keegan-Nichols and Tommy Nichols

Kinetic Leaders

Pamela and Dr. Kenneth Krauss

Dr. Barbara Lee

Lewis & Munday, P. C.

Dr. Kenneth Ludmerer

Jo Frances Meyer and Carl Herbert

Nicole Napolitano and Joe Ricciardi

The  New York Academy of Medicine

Pauli Overdorff and Dr. Allan Silverstein

Dr. Mark Philips

Linda and Dr. Kalmon Post

Judy and Ben Rodriguez

Rogovin & Sperber P.C.

Elizabeth and Philip Ryan

Jeffrey Saltzer

Risa and Harry Schessel

Barbara and Dr. George Thibault

Barry Waldorf and Stanley Gotlin

Additional Supporters

Timothy Bannon

Caroline Baron

Wilson Bernal

Dr. Ralph Brindis

Joan Ehrlich

Drs. Julie Karen and Elizabeth Hale

Karen and Bill Kaufmann

Alanna and Scott Kavanaugh

Susan and Leonard Klehr

Drs. Dorothy Levine and Alvin Rosenfeld

Inge and Hans Nebel

Ilene and Bart Putterman

Honey and Max Wisotsky

Dr. Dianne Zager


Thank you for your support!

To learn more about our Annual Gala, please visit the main gala page.