Photo Gallery

Thank you to all who joined us for the Academy's Annual Gala on June 13, 2017 at Cirpriani 25 Broadway! 

Honorees, Dr. Julie Louise Gerberding and Dr. Richard N. Merkin with Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford, recipient of the Academy's Urban Health Champion Award.
Honorees, Dr. Julie Louise Gerberding and Dr. Richard N. Merkin with Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford, recipient of the Academy's Urban Health Champion Award.
Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford with Jay Hancock, winner of the Academy's 2017 Urban Health Journalism Prize.
Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford with Jay Hancock, winner of the Academy's 2017 Urban Health Journalism Prize.
Cheryl Wills, Master of Ceremony with Jean Shafiroff and Dr. Vimla Patel.
Cheryl Wills, Master of Ceremony with Jean Shafiroff and Dr. Vimla Patel.
Dr. Marc Grodman, Kathleen O'Donnell and Dr. Stephen Shultz.
Dr. Marc Grodman, Kathleen O'Donnell and Dr. Stephen Shultz.
Jean Shafiroff and Victor de Souza.
Jean Shafiroff and Victor de Souza.
Nancy Clayman, John Damonti and Lisa O'Sullivan.
Nancy Clayman, John Damonti and Lisa O'Sullivan.
Madeline Sepulveda, Drs. Jo Ivey Boufford and Martin Sepulveda.
Madeline Sepulveda, Drs. Jo Ivey Boufford and Martin Sepulveda.
Drs. Richard N. Merkin and Jo Ivey Boufford, and Mark Wagar.
Drs. Richard N. Merkin and Jo Ivey Boufford, and Mark Wagar.
Drs. Edward Shortliffe, Jo Ivey Boufford and Vimla Patel.
Drs. Edward Shortliffe, Jo Ivey Boufford and Vimla Patel.
Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford, Lela Ivey Shultz and Bill Ivey.
Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford, Lela Ivey Shultz and Bill Ivey.
Caryn Teitelbaum and Dr. Jeremiah A. Barondess
Caryn Teitelbaum and Dr. Jeremiah A. Barondess
Dr. Robert Ruben, Arlene Shaner and Paul Theerman
Dr. Robert Ruben, Arlene Shaner and Paul Theerman
Drs. Donna Nickitas and Barbara Green
Drs. Donna Nickitas and Barbara Green
Kerry Griffin, Peter Schafer, Dr. Kim Libman and Lindsay Goldman
Kerry Griffin, Peter Schafer, Dr. Kim Libman and Lindsay Goldman
Drs. Thomas Q. Morris, George E. Thibault, Claire Pomeroy and Allen Spiegel
Drs. Thomas Q. Morris, George E. Thibault, Claire Pomeroy and Allen Spiegel
Dr. George E. Thibault, Chairman, The New York Academy of Medicine Board of Trustees
Dr. George E. Thibault, Chairman, The New York Academy of Medicine Board of Trustees
Dr. Richard N. Merkin and Jay Gellert
Dr. Richard N. Merkin and Jay Gellert
Drs. Julie Louise Gerberding and Linda Fried
Drs. Julie Louise Gerberding and Linda Fried
Standing - Victor dE Souza and Marc Grodman; Sitting - Jean Shafiroff and Drs. Vimla Patel and Edward Shortliffe
Standing - Victor dE Souza and Marc Grodman; Sitting - Jean Shafiroff and Drs. Vimla Patel and Edward Shortliffe
Dr. Stanley Lefkowitz and Debbie Lefkowitz
Dr. Stanley Lefkowitz and Debbie Lefkowitz
Dr. Stanley Brezenoff
Dr. Stanley Brezenoff
Drs. Stanley Brezenoff, Jo Ivey Boufford and George E. Thibault
Drs. Stanley Brezenoff, Jo Ivey Boufford and George E. Thibault
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Photos #1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 18 ©Patrick McMullan, Gonzalo Marroquin​/PMc.
Photos #3, 7, 10, 13-17, 19-25 ©Patrick McMullan, Owen Hoffmann/PMc.

Honorees

Richard N. Merkin, MD
Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Heritage Provider Network

Julie Louise Gerberding, MD, MPH
Executive Vice President and Chief Patient Officer, Strategic Communications, Global Public Policy and Population Health
Merck & Co., Inc.

Urban Health Champion
Jo Ivey Boufford, MD
President
The New York Academy of Medicine

Urban Health Journalism Prize
Jay Hancock
Senior Correspondent, Kaiser Health News

Master of Ceremony
Cheryl Wills
Anchor, Spectrum News NY1

Dinner Chairs
George and Barbara Thibault
James and Kerianne Flynn
Michael and Lori Milken
Mark and Ellen Wagar

Gala Committee 

John and Margo Catsimatidis
John Damonti
Barbara Green
Marc and Pam Grodman
Stanley and Debbie Lefkowitz
Ellen Rautenberg
Martin and Jean Shafiroff
Edward Shortliffe and Vimla Patel
Cheryl Wills