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Schedule

Registration and breakfast will be held in Griffis Faculty Club starting at 8:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

All daytime programs will be held in Uris Auditorium and livestreamed unless otherwise noted.

Virtual registration packages include participation in Continuing Medical Education (CME) course and access to livestream of other daytime programs on both Friday and Saturday. See the registration page for virtual package options.

Friday, October 7, 2022

Welcome and Dean's Address (9:30 – 10:00 a.m.)

The Alumni Association is delighted to welcome all alumni back to campus for Reunion 2022. Following greetings from the Alumni Association president, hear from Dean Augustine M.K. Choi, M.D., on how Weill Cornell Medicine is leading the way in clinical care, research, education, mentorship and diversity. Dean Choi will also offer a sneak peek at plans for the new state-of-the-art student residence, a centerpiece of our We’re Changing Medicine campaign.

Joseph Habboushe, M.D. '06
President, Weill Cornell Medical College Alumni Association

Augustine M.K. Choi, M.D.
Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean, Weill Cornell Medical College

Presentation of Honorary Fellowship Awards (10:00 – 10:15 a.m.)

Since 1970, the Alumni Association Board of Directors has had the distinct pleasure of annually awarding honorary fellowships to outstanding (non-alumni) Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members whose scholarship, dedication and leadership have greatly enriched the life of the Medical College, its faculty and students.

Joseph Habboushe, M.D. '06
President, Weill Cornell Medical College Alumni Association

Kathleen M. Foley, M.D. '69
Reunion 2022 Chair and Vice President, Weill Cornell Medical College Alumni Association

Honorary Fellows
Yoon Kang, M.D.
Joseph E. Safdieh, M.D.
Mark Souweidane, M.D.


CME: "Racial Justice: Transforming Academic Medicine During the Pandemic" (10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Join Dr. Susana Morales, director of the Weill Cornell Medicine Diversity Center of Excellence within the Cornell Center for Health Equity, and Vice Chair for Diversity in the Weill Department of Medicine, for a timely and educational discussion about health equity and health workforce diversity, and Weill Cornell Medicine’s efforts to address racial justice and COVID-19 disparities in health care.

CME Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements
Weill Cornell Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
Weill Cornell Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learn more about the CME course

Lunch and Weill Cornell Medical College Alumni Association Business Meeting (12:15 – 1:30 p.m.)

Let your voice be heard at the Weill Cornell Medical College Alumni Association Business Meeting and then enjoy a delicious box lunch with fellow alumni.
Alumni Association Business Meeting will take place at the top 15 minutes of the lunch hour; all alumni are welcome to participate. Box lunch included.


Joseph Habboushe, M.D. ’06
President, Weill Cornell Medical College Alumni Association

Alumni Interview - John I. Gallin, M.D. '69 in Conversation with Neha Pathak, M.D. '06 (1:45 – 2:30 p.m.)

Don’t miss 2022 Alumni Award of Distinction recipient, John I. Gallin, M.D. '69, chief scientific officer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center and associate director for clinical research at the NIH, in conversation with Neha Pathak, M.D. '06, Chief Physician Editor, Health and Lifestyle Medicine at WebMD/Medscape. Dr. Gallin, will reflect on his remarkable career and discuss the significant impact and vital contributions he has made to basic and clinical research.


John I. Gallin, M.D. '69
Chief Scientific Officer and Scientific Director, NIH Clinical Center
Associate Director for Clinical Research, NIH

Neha Pathak, M.D. '06 
Chief Physician Editor, Health and Lifestyle Medicine at WebMD/Medscape

Guided Campus Tours (2:45 – 4:45 p.m.)

Walk through the halls of Weill Cornell Medicine and visit the Margaret and Ian Smith Clinical Skills Center, the Anatomy Lab, the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Education Center and the Feil Family Student Center.

Plan Well, Live Well Special Sessions for Alumni (3:00 – 4:45 p.m.)

Location: Weill Education Center, Problem Based Learning Rooms

Hear from financial and estate planning experts and alumni Lewis Atterbury Stimson Society members about their legacy gifts to Weill Cornell Medicine. There will be two sessions:

Strategic Retirement Planning: Key Steps to Leverage Your Assets and Secure the Future for Yourself, Your Family and Your Favorite Causes (3:00 – 3:45 p.m.)

Essential Estate Planning: Get the Facts on Critical Health and Legal Documents, and How to Supplement Income, Provide More for Heirs and Create a Lasting Legacy (4:00 – 4:45 p.m.)

Class Gatherings (6:30 p.m.)

Location: The University Club of New York, One West 54th Street, New York City

Mix and mingle with Weill Cornell Medical College classmates at one of New York City’s exclusive venues. Reminisce with friends as you enjoy a delicious meal and cocktails.

Learn more about your Class Gathering

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Presention of Special Achievement Awards (9:30 – 10:45 a.m.)

The Special Achievement Award recognizes alumni with notable achievements in medicine or related fields that significantly advance health care and medical science. Join us to recognize and learn about the extraordinary careers of the 2021 and 2022 Special Achievement Award recipients.

2021 Recipient
Mark B. Pochapin, M.D. '88

2022 Recipients
Lawrence Agodoa, M.D. '71
Karl Weyrauch, M.D. '80

50th Reunion Classes Present: Looking Forward and Looking Back (11:00 – 11:45 a.m.)

Join the classes of 1969, 1970, 1971 and 1972 for a discussion on the evolution of medicine over the last 50 years. Speakers will highlight how their fields of interest have changed since attending medical school and reminisce on their time at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Speakers:
Margaret "Peggy" J. Bia, M.D. '72
Steven G. Gabbe, M.D. '69
Barry S. Levy, M.D. '70
Henry A. Pitt, M.D. '71

Moderator: Kathleen M. Foley, M.D. '69

25th Reunion Classes Present: Global Health: Saving Lives and Improving Health Around the World (12:00 – 12:45 p.m.)

Join the classes of 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997 for a discussion about their careers in Global Health and how their Weill Cornell Medical College education helped prepare them to be leaders in healthcare around the world.

Speakers (in formation):
Sandeep Wadhwa, M.D. '94
Matthew Spitzer, M.D. '95
Todd Gorman, M.D. '96
Corey Casper, M.D. '97

Manoj Abraham, M.D. '97

Celebratory Dinner (7:00 – 11:00 p.m.)

Location: Ziegfeld Ballroom, 141 West 54th Street, New York City

Join the alumni community for an evening of glamour and celebration as we raise a glass and toast to our milestone Reunion classes and the extraordinary connections we share. Held in the elegant and historic Art Deco-inspired Ziegfeld Ballroom, whether you graduated five years ago or 65 years ago, this Reunion finale is not to be missed.

Learn more about the Celebratory Dinner