The Center Alumni Council (CAC) was established in 1976 to create a collegial association for healthcare professionals at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
The objectives of the founding members were to:
- Support and promote the educational, research, and clinical missions of the Medical Center.
- Foster fellowship among current and former faculty and staff members of both the Hospital and the Medical College.
Membership is open to current and former:
- Physicians who have received at least one year of training at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and are graduates of a medical college other than Weill Cornell;
- Scientists and healthcare professionals involved in medical training at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell;
- Faculty members of Weill Cornell Medicine and members of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell’s administrative leadership; and
- Members of the professional staff associated with NewYork-Presbyterian or Weill Cornell Medicine.
- Inclusion in the CAC community.
- Invitations to events sponsored or co-sponsored by the CAC, as well as other special events at the Medical Center.
- Eligibility to apply for CAC-sponsored grants for clinical research, education, and other Medical Center-related projects.
- Borrowing privileges at the Samuel J. Wood Library/C.V. Starr Biomedical Information Center.
- Eligibility to join the Griffis Faculty Club.
- Complimentary subscription to the CAC’s newsletter.