NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens Hosts Annual Gala

Proceeds of this annual fundraising event will benefit the continued expansion of our comprehensive cancer program; more than 550 people expected to attend

Nov 16, 2015


NewYork-Presbyterian Leadership:

  • Laura Forese, M.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, NewYork-Presbyterian
  • Stephen Mills, President, NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens
  • Gary J. Zuar, Chairman, Board of Trustees, NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens, Senior Vice President, Finance, NewYork-Presbyterian


William and Linda ChiangPacesetter Award Recipients
This award is presented each year to outstanding individuals who have had a major impact on the advancement of patient care, medical education, research or the health and well-being of the community. NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens (formerly New York Hospital Queens) has been a long-standing beneficiary of the Chiangs’ generosity, and William has served on our Board of Trustees since 2004.

William Wolff, M.D.Theresa Lang Award Recipient
This is the highest award offered to a member of the NYP/Queens medical staff and recognizes outstanding achievement in the areas of research, medical education or patient care. Dr. Wolff is Chairman of Radiology and has worked tirelessly on behalf of this hospital for the past 40 years.


Tuesday, November 17, 2015
5:30 p.m. (please arrive promptly at 5:30 p.m. as there is limited time for media interviews)


Citi Field
120-01 Roosevelt Avenue
Flushing, New York 11368
Please enter through the Rotunda
Valet Parking: Gate 1 off of 126th street

-Excellent Interview and Photo Opportunity-


NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens, located in Flushing, New York, is a community teaching hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College that serves Queens and metro New York residents. The 535-bed tertiary care facility provides services in 14 clinical departments and numerous subspecialties, including 15,000 surgeries and 4,000 infant deliveries each year. With its network of affiliated primary and multispecialty care physician practices and community-based health centers, the hospital provides approximately 162,000 ambulatory care visits and 124,000 emergency service visits annually. For more information, visit

Media Contact:

Jackie Shutack 718-670-1065