Dr. Helfet and family - Lifetime Achievement Award

Education, research and patient care

Hospital for Special Surgery hosted its 32nd Annual Tribute Dinner on Monday, June 1, 2015 at the Waldorf=Astoria, raising a record $4.2 million for education, research and patient care.

The gala honored Brian L. Roberts, chairman and CEO, Comcast Corporation and also presented David L. Helfet, MD, director, Orthopedic Trauma Service at Hospital for Special Surgery, with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dr. Henry Kissinger, the Nobel Laureate and former Secretary of State, presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Helfet while Matt Lauer, host of NBC’s Today Show, led the tribute to Mr. Roberts. Saturday Night Live cast member Cecily Strong hosted the event of nearly 1,500 guests.

Dr. David Helfet, director of Orthopedic Trauma Service at Hospital for Special Surgery, and recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award, was seen with wife Molly Helfet, and children, Arthur John and Kelly.*


*Photo Credit: Richard Koek
Full article: Education, research and patient care. (2015). New York Social Diary. http://www.newyorksocialdiary.com/party-pictures/2015/education-research-and-patient-care#

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