May 16, 2016
The annual Lying-In Luncheon to benefit the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology raised over $550,000 on Tuesday, May 10. Nearly 400 guests attended the event held at Cipriani 42nd Street. The luncheon included a fashion show featuring Oscar de la Renta’s Fall 2016 collection.
Hosted by Dr. Laura L. Forese, executive vice president and chief operating officer, NewYork-Presbyterian, and Dr. Frank A. Chervenak, obstetrician and gynecologist-in-chief, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, the luncheon’s main event was a fashion show featuring an exclusive lineup of Oscar de la Renta’s Fall 2016 collection designed by Peter Copping.
NewYork-Presbyterian’s leadership in women’s health dates back to 1799 with the founding of The Lying-In Hospital – New York’s first center devoted solely to the care of women in childbirth. Today, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is a leader in its field, setting standards in patient care, research, training and community outreach.
Guests included Luncheon co-chairs Gabrielle Bacon, Serena Boardman, Francesca Allen Bodini, Victoria Vargas D’Agostino, Melissa Meister, Jennifer H. Millstone, Alexia Hamm Ryan and Clémence von Mueffling. Additional guests included Tamara Mellon, Tory Burch, Dennis Basso, Lizzie Tisch, Bara Tisch, Juju Chang, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Judith Giuliani and Julia Koch.
Oscar de la Renta
Oscar de la Renta is one of the world’s leading luxury goods brands. The New York based house, established in 1965 by its namesake, and currently under the creative direction of Peter Copping, produces a full line of women’s shoes, handbags, jewelry, eyewear, bridal, childrenswear, home décor and fragrance, in addition to its signature women’s ready-to-wear collection.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center/Lying-In Hospital
Founded in 1799, The Lying-In Hospital was New York’s first hospital devoted solely to the care of women in childbirth. Today, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center’s Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology/Lying-In Hospital, under the direction of Dr. Frank A. Chervenak continues to set the standard in patient care, research, training and community outreach that translates into better medical care for women of all ages.
NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s most comprehensive healthcare delivery networks, focused on providing innovative and compassionate care to patients in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the globe. In collaboration with two renowned medical school partners, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, groundbreaking research and clinical innovation.
NewYork-Presbyterian has four major divisions: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is ranked #1 in the New York metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report and repeatedly named to the magazine’s Honor Roll of best hospitals in the nation; NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network is comprised of leading hospitals in and around New York and delivers high-quality care to patients throughout the region; NewYork-Presbyterian Physician Services connects medical experts with patients in their communities; and NewYork-Presbyterian Community and Population Health features the hospital’s ambulatory care network sites and operations, community care initiatives and healthcare quality programs, including NewYork Quality Care, established by NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell and Columbia.
NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the largest healthcare providers in the U.S. Each year, nearly 29,000 NewYork-Presbyterian professionals deliver exceptional care to more than 2 million patients.
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