Hospital for Special Surgery Hosts 24th Annual Tribute Dinner

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NEW YORK, N.Y.—May 25, 2007

New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery celebrates its 24th annual tribute dinner at the World Financial Center Winter Garden. This event is an opportunity to celebrate advances in the field of musculoskeletal treatment and research and to honor individuals who have embraced the spirit of the hospital and supported its mission.

At this event, Richard S. Fuld, Jr., chairman and CEO of Lehman Brothers, will receive a special honor and renowned hip surgeon Eduardo A. Salvati, M.D., will receive a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to the hospital and the field of orthopedic surgery. His work has encompassed basic, applied, clinical and biomechanical research to refine the complex aspects of total hip replacement. Dr. Salvati has been a driving force at Hospital for Special Surgery for 35 years, dedicating his professional career to the care of thousands of patients and to the education and surgical training of residents and fellows.

The dinner will be hosted by Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress, Bebe Neuwirth.

When: Thursday, June 7, 2007
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Cocktail reception begins at 6:30 p.m.
Dinner begins at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The World Financial Center Winter Garden
Who: The following individuals have special roles for the evening’s event:
Dinner co-chairs:
  • Kenneth I. Chenault, chairman and CEO, American Express Company
  • Alan S. MacDonald, vice chair, Citibank, COO Global Banking, Citigroup
  • William R. Salomon, honorary chairman, Citigroup
  • Bebe Neuwirth – Toastmaster
  • Mrs. Emil Mosbacher, Jr. – chair, Dinner Committee

About Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is the world’s largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics, No. 3 in rheumatology and No. 7 in geriatrics by U.S. News & World Report (2015-2016), 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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