Friends of Mount Sinai is a group of young professional leaders and families with a personal interest in the Mount Sinai Health System. The Friends share a passion for the importance of excellence in patient care, medical research, and education in their community.
Friends of Mount Sinai welcomes anyone interested in beginning or furthering a relationship with the Mount Sinai Health System. Friends are granted unparalleled access to Mount Sinai’s top physicians, scientists, and medical professionals through educational and social events and activities. In addition, Friends gain an insider’s perspective on the exciting advances in health care and research occurring at Mount Sinai. We hope that through these efforts Friends will develop a deeper understanding of the value and importance of engaging philanthropically with the Health System.
The Mount Sinai Health System understands the importance of fostering strong relationships with young leaders in the tristate area. Friends of Mount Sinai events offer a myriad of opportunities to learn about and support, the latest advances in medicine and patient care at Mount Sinai, while connecting with peers and hospital leadership.
COCKTAILS & CONVERSATION
Social events hosted throughout the metropolitan area that feature thoughtful conversation with doctors and other health care professionals on a variety of topics.
DINNER WITH A DOCTOR
Intimate gatherings held in the homes of the Friends of Mount Sinai board members. These evenings feature topical discussions with renowned Mount Sinai physicians and scientists.
Friends Annual Giving Levels
Couples making a joint gift are each granted membership in the Friends of Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Science & Medicine Newsletter subscription
Private group tour of The Mount Sinai Hospital
Insider invitations to select Friends events as applicable
Invitation to the Mount Sinai Crystal Party at a special Friends-member rate
Receives all of the opportunities afforded to Members, plus:
Special recognition on the Friends website
Annual campaign update from Sinai Leadership
Eligible for Friends Committee Service
Eligible to host Friends events and co-chair select Health System events
Receives all of the opportunities afforded to Board Members, plus:
Receive a VIP invitation to exclusive Mount Sinai Health System special events
Eligible to serve as Chair or Vice Chair of the Friends of Mount Sinai
Friends of Mount Sinai Board
Michelle Aragon and Lee Walling
Nina and Eliav Assouline
Jodi and Jordan Barrow
Andrea and Adam Burinescu
Rachel and Joshua Crane
Rabbi Darcie and Jonathan Crystal
Nicole and Joshua Dickstein
Rachel and Avi Drori
Elissa and David Emden
Darin and John Eydenberg
Lauren and Peter Feld
Jordana and Andrew Fruchter
Jennifer and Alan Goldfarb
Celia and Jason Hoffman
Loren and Casey Klein
Amy and Jonathan Knepper
Allison and Matthew Knopman
Brittany and Matthew Kohn
Olivia and Ross Koller
Rachel Kritchman and James Sprayregen
Alana and Alexander Krug
Elizabeth and Jonathan Lewinsohn
Alexa Meyer and Brett Mufson
Michal and Harris Mufson
Sarah and Harish Nataraj
Arianne and Hugh O'Kane
Cara and Adam Raleigh
Karen and David Richman
Kaitlin and Jordan Sasson
Haley and Matthew Satnick
Holly and Michael Schechter
Dayna and Thomas Sessa
Hillary and David Sherman, MD
Morielle Strauss and Eric Hoffman
Alexandra and Michael Toccin
Jocelyn and Jonathan Wagner
Sarah and Andrew Washkowitz
Rachel and Ronnie Wexler
Elizabeth Shaoul Wilens and Michael Wilens
2018 Calendar of Events
Wednesday, February 28th
Dr. Yasmin Hurd will discuss the opioid epidemic currently affecting the United States. Friends will have the opportunity to hear from Dr. Hurd to understand how she and her team are improving opioid treatment outcomes through research and prevention.
Open to all Friends of Mount Sinai.
Sunday, April 22nd
St. James Theatre
Funds raised from this benefit support wide range of medical and therapeutic programs within Kravis Children’s Hospital. Open to all Friends of Mount Sinai.
Thursday, May 3rd
Central Park Conservatory Garden
Annual Mount Sinai Health System benefit chaired on behalf of the Friends by Holly and Michael Schechter and Rachel Crane. Open to all Friends of Mount Sinai.
Invitation by mail.
* Mount Sinai Health System-wide ticketed events