HSS Benefit Committee Celebrates "A Night at the Opera" to Support Medical Education

NEW YORK—October 26, 2006

Before the New York City Opera stages its production of “The Elixir of Love” on Friday, November 10, Hospital for Special Surgery’s Benefit Committee will be mixing up its own special prescription, a gala dinner to benefit medical education billed as “A Night at the Opera.”

As part of its ongoing commitment to support medical education, Hospital for Special Surgery’s Benefit Committee is hosting “A Night at the Opera” at the promenade of the New York State Theater at Lincoln Center.  More than 300 guests are expected at the dinner that follows.

“Medical education is a cornerstone of the hospital’s mission,” said Cynthia P. Sculco, chairperson of the Benefit Committee and wife of Thomas P. Sculco, M.D., surgeon-in-chief at New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery.

“Funds raised at this event will allow Hospital for Special surgery to continue to provide award-winning education and training in the fields of orthopaedics, rheumatology, rehabilitation and sports medicine.”

A key component to their education and training is the HSS Journal, a Musculoskeletal Journal of Hospital for Special Surgery, a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year that features articles by Hospital for Special Surgery faculty and alumni.  In each edition, the journal presents innovative research, clinical pathways and the latest in techniques to educate the orthopaedic and musculoskeletal community and to further the hospital's broad-based education mission.

“We greatly look forward to sharing this wonderful evening with friends and colleagues for the benefit of medicine,” added Mrs. Sculco.  “Through our efforts, Hospital for Special Surgery will enhance its education and training programs that benefit patients and physicians across the globe.”

Members of the Benefit Committee include:

Dr. Philip D. Wilson, Jr.
Emme Levin Deland
Mrs. Seymour Flug (Renee)
Christine Frissora-Rodeo, M.D.
Susan M. Goodman, M.D. 
Mrs. David L. Helfet (Molly)  
Taisa Markus 
Mrs. John P. Lyden (Carol)  
Dr. Paula J. Olsiewski  
Mrs. Stephen A. Paget (Sandy)
Mrs. Leon Root (Paula)      
Susan W. Rose 
Jane E. Salmon, M.D.
Mrs. Eduardo A. Salvati (Antonella) 
Mrs. Thomas P. Sculco (Cynthia)
The Honorable Joyce Sparrow
Harvey Zeichner, Esq., PsyD.
Mrs. David S. Levine (Davena)
Mrs. Russell E. Windsor (Terry)
Mrs. Douglas A. Warner III (Patsy)
Mrs. Michael J. Errico (Angela)
Mrs. David B. Levine (Janet)
Mrs. David W. Altchek (Anne) 
Mrs. C. Ronald MacKenzie (Kathy)
Mrs. Mathias P. Bostrom (Lisa)
Mrs. Roger F. Widmann (Miriam)
Mrs. Bryan J. Nestor (Laura)
Mrs. Frank P. Cammisa, Jr. (Gail)
Mrs. Charles N. Cornell (Priscilla)
Mrs. Edward C. Jones (Mary)
Mrs. Russell F. Warren (Laurie)
Mrs. Scott W. Wolfe (Missy)
Stephanie Hotchkiss, M.D.
Mrs. Timothy M. Wright (Kathy)
Mrs. Gregory E. Lutz (Paula)
Mrs. Emil Mosbacher, Jr. (Pat) 
 

For Reservations:
For more information about reservations for Hospital for Special Surgery’s “A Night at the Opera,” call 203-563-0007.

About Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special surgery is a world leader in orthopaedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation.  The Professional Education Department is dedicated to providing ongoing medical education to health care professionals.

U.S.News & World Report has ranked Hospital for Special Surgery as number 2 in orthopaedics, number 3 in rheumatology and among the best in geriatrics and neurology.  In addition, Hospital for Special Surgery has received Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

In the 2006 edition of HealthGrades’ Hospital Quality of America Study, HSS received five-star ratings for clinical excellence in its specialties.

A member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of Weill Medical College of Cornell University, HSS provides orthopedic and rheumatologic patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center. In addition, all Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are on the faculty of Weill Medical College of Cornell University.

The hospital’s research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases.

About Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics and No. 2 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2016-2017), and is the first hospital in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. HSS is an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College and as such all Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are faculty of Weill Cornell. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. Hospital for Special Surgery is located in New York City and online at www.hss.edu.

 

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