School of Medicine Alumni Association Hosts Annual Reunion
It was a fun-filled weekend for more than 160 School of Medicine (SOM) alumni and their guests at the SOM Alumni Association Reunion on November 10 – 11.
Members of the Classes of 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013, reunited for an evening of dining, dancing and camaraderie on Saturday evening at Double Tree Hilton in Tarrytown, N.Y., followed by a brunch, campus tour and a continuing medical education lecture by William H. Frishman, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and professor of pharmacology, who presented “The Women’s Health Initiative.”
The Class of 1968 was honored with gold diplomas commemorating the 50th anniversary of graduating from medical school. The evening also paid tribute to this year’s Alumni Association Medal of Honor recipient, William Rosenblatt, M.D. ’73. Dr. Rosenblatt is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, board-certified in both plastic surgery and ear, nose, and throat. He is active in the New York County Medical Society and Medical Society of the State of New York, and he is currently chairman of the ethics committee of the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons. He regularly mentors his colleagues on ethical issues in the practice of medicine.
Currently, Dr. Rosenblatt is an attending physician at Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, and he and sees patients at his practice, Lenox Hill Plastic Surgery Center, which he founded in 1979. Dr. Rosenblatt has been featured regularly in Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctors” and in New York Magazine’s Best Doctor Directory.