Founders Dinner program

Founder's Dinner – Our Annual Fundraising Celebration!

Thank you for your support!

We are proud to announce the 2017 Founder's Dinner was an overwhelming success. Thanks to the support of our sponsors and attendees, we are advancing the mission of New York Medical College, including providing much needed financial support through scholarships to our students.

Congratulations to our esteemed and deserving honorees:

  • Dr. Mark Hasten, chairman of the Board of Trustees and the Alfred B. DelBello Distinguished Service Award recipient; 
  • Robert G. Lerner, M.D., professor of medicine and the Golden Faculty Service Award recipient;
  • Robert J. Lifton, M.D. '48, psychiatrist, author, lecturer and the William Cullen Bryant Award recipient; and
  • Ira Schwartz, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, professor of medicine, biochemistry and molecular biology, and the Jackson E. Spears Service Award recipient.

2018 Founder's Dinner
Save-the-Date: October 14, 2018. More details to follow.
Join us in celebrating our past achievements and looking forward to future successes. Want to be one of the first to be alerted when registration opens? Contact us at and let us know so you can be alerted on upcoming details about Founder’s Dinner. 


2017 Founder's Dinner Honorees

2017 Founder's Dinner Cocktail Hour

Founder's Dinner: Event Overview and Awards

Held each autumn, the Founder's Dinner, our annual black-tie gala, is attended by College administration, faculty, alumni, staff as well as distinguished members of our local and medical communities. Proceeds from the dinner contribute to the mission and progress of New York Medical College.

The gala includes dinner, entertainment and presentation of NYMC’s keynote awards. Proceeds from the Founder’s Dinner contribute to the mission and progress of New York Medical College. To learn more about these prestigious awards, please view Awards and Past Honorees.

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