A SALUTE TO AMERICAN PHILANTHROPY The Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine is celebrating the scope and value of private philanthropy in the United States. It has survived a period of particular turmoil and division in our country, and is second to none in the world. Join us on Tuesday, December 7th at The Metropolitan Club for a night of dinner and dancing
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We celebrated our 23rd annual gala in a magnificent new venue, the exclusive Metropolitan Club in New York City. We honored Thomas F. Secunda, Co-Founder, Vice Chairman and Member of the Management Committee of Bloomberg, LP, whose extensive philanthropy through the Secunda Family Foundation covers a broad spectrum of interests. The Secunda Family Foundation focuses
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This year’s gala signified a special celebration marking the Foundation’s 22nd anniversary. Why this particular choice of a date to celebrate an anniversary? It’s because we finally persuaded the two men who helped us shape and establish the original program at Columbia to let us honor and thank them publicly: Doctor Myron Weisfeldt, the former
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The Foundation celebrated one of the most successful evenings at the Doubles Club. Our gala this year centered around the remarkable achievements of a husband and wife duo: Penny and Jay Lieberman. Penny, has been an advocate for our mission for over a decade. She is a talented entrepreneuse and is the founder and CEO
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The Foundation celebrated a successful year with an evening of festivities at the Doubles Club. This year, our gala centered around the remarkable achievements of two distinguished men who are close friends: Robert S. Birch and Michael W. Derchin. Mr. Birch has had a lifetime of protean interest in the world around him; his love
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This year, we are honoring not only one of most beloved pediatricians in New York City, but one of the world’s most important contributors to the science of gender-specific medicine. Dr. George M. Lazarus is a rare combination of superb clinical expertise and ground-breaking scholarship. For over two decades, he has worked with us to
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In 2014, the Foundation honored two women whose contributions to our understanding sex and gender as a sociocultural experience. Ann Curry (National and International Anchor/Correspondent, NBC News) is an example of valor and intelligence in journalism. She has traveled the world and repeatedly taken on hazardous visits to remote parts of the globe to report
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