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HSS Autumn Benefit

Celebrating Excellence in Medical Education

Friday, October 21, 2022
6:30 PM Cocktails ∙ 7:30 PM Dinner

New York City

To Purchase Tickets, please email
HSS@blbnyc.com or call 212.465.3240
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Hospital for Special Surgery's Annual Autumn Benefit will take place on Friday, October 21 in support of the world's most trusted medical education program in orthopaedics, rheumatology and related disciplines.

Mark P. Figgie, MD will be honored with the HSS Physician Mentorship Award, in recognition of his extraordinary leadership and commitment to mentorship at HSS.

The Autumn Benefit will also pay tribute to Duretti T. Fufa, MDRobert Li, MDTony Quach, MD, and Samuel A. Taylor, MD — four physicians recognized for excellence in medical education at the Orthopaedic Residency Graduation Ceremony in June.

The Autumn Benefit is the only HSS benefit dedicated to raising essential funds for our world-renowned education program. Your support enables HSS to strengthen the key pillars of excellence —training, research, education, and academic programming—for the ultimate benefit of patients worldwide.

Benefit Leadership


Lois Kelly


Megan Gulotta
Sandra L. Kozlowski
Sanam Lakhani
Liz Moley
Katherine Pearle
Alana Serota, MD
Mary Lee Shapiro
Jennifer Marie Taylor

Benefit Committee

Barbara Albert
Emily Ast, Esq.
Lilia Bloom
Dorian Brown
Lynette Buck
Kathryn Dines
Kristen Drakos
Renee Flug
Brenda Green
Charissa Huang
Dorothy Kelly
Rena Krasnow Marx
Kathy Leventhal
Carol M. Lyden
Taisa Markus Ivashkiv
Susan Padgett
Dana Ranawat, PhD
Ann Roberts
Liza Sama
Cynthia D. Sculco
Paula Giblin Sink
Veronica Stigeler-Cowher
Karen Lin Su, MD
Mrs. Russell F. Warren



East River Medical Associates, P.C./Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management 


Barbara and Todd J. Albert, MD
Comcast NBCUniversal
Dr. and Mrs. Bryan T. Kelly
Zimmer Biomet


East River Spine Service
Debra and David Humphreys
Sandra L. Kozlowski and Eduard Reiter
The Starr Foundation


Mathias Bostrom, MD and Lisa Bostrom, Esq.
Dorian Brown and Dr. Steven Haas
Michael N. Brown, Fellow Health Partners, Inc.
Lynette Buck and Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA
The Cowher Foundation
Dr. and Mrs. David Dines
Dr. and Mrs. Joshua Dines
Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gulotta
Dr. Russel Huang and Charissa Huang
Russell and Natalie Hutchinson
Sanam Lakhani and Danyal Nawabi 
Kathy and Richard Leventhal
Dr. Peter Moley and Mrs. Elizabeth Moley
Susan and Douglas Padgett
Hollis Potter, MD
Alana Serota MD and David Mayman MD
Samuel A. and Jennifer Taylor
McCartney and Jay Wilkins

How Your Support Helps

Medical education has always been a cornerstone of Hospital for Special Surgery’s mission. Funds raised by the Autumn Benefit enable HSS to strengthen its award-winning education and training in the fields of orthopedics, rheumatology, physiatry, anesthesiology and radiology – services that are more vital than ever.

Learn more about medical education programs at HSS.

For more information, please email HSS@blbnyc.com or call 212.465.3240.