Women's Division

Previous Events

The 60th Annual Spirit of Achievement Luncheon
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 The Plaza Hotel, New York City

Honorees Judy Aschner, M.D., Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Julie Macklowe and Christine Baranski with Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., The Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz DeanLuncheon Chair Jackie Harris Hochberg, Women’s Division President Carol Roaman,  Luncheon Chairs Andrea Stark and Alison BrettschneiderThe Rosen FamilyPaula Fishman and Helene Wolloch Amy Hughes,  Dr. Ruth Gottesman, Linda Altman, Sarah HughesJill MartinElizabeth Holtzman and Carole OlshanCarol Roaman, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Andrea StarkCarol Roaman, Christine Baranski, Andrea StarkTop row, left to right: Claire Bessen, Kim kushner, Jennifer wainstein, Gayle Sobel, Rev Seigel, Mindy Feinberg, Katya Gersten Bottom row: Eleanor Propp, Alison, Dina Manzo, Jennifer BeermanAllison Brettschneider, Mindy Feinberg, Pamela BernsteinPast Honorees Judith Miller and Joseph A. Sparano, M.D.Event chairs, Jackie Harris Hochberg and Alison BrettschneiderKim Kushner, Jennifer Wainstein, Gayle Sobel, Rev Siegel, Mindy FeinbergDr. Judy AschnerChristine BaranskiJill Martin and Alexandra Wilkis WilsonJulie MackloweLuncheon Chair Jackie Harris Hochberg (third from left) with guestsGuests at the Spirit of Achievement LuncheonGuests at the Spirit of Achievement LuncheonGuests at the Spirit of Achievement LuncheonLuncheon Chair Andrea Stark with guestsMarsha Selsowe (center) and guestsGuest at the Spirit of Achievement LuncheonGuests at the Spirit of Achievement Luncheon

The 60th Anniversary Celebration
of the Women's Division & Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Monday November 11, 2013
The Plaza Hotel, New York City


An Afternoon of Mah-Jongg  & Canasta
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Harmonie Club, New York City


National Women’s Day
Monday, September 30
Harmonie Club, New York City


The 59th Annual Spirit of Achievement Luncheon
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Plaza Hotel, New York City


Einstein’s Wild West Family Day Carnival in the Hamptons
Sunday, August 5, 2012
10 AM to 2 PM
Ross School, Lower School Campus
Bridgehampton, NY

Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Annual Family Day is the premier family event in the Hamptons. Family Day has been attended by approximately 1,300 children and adults and raising an average of $400,000 in recent years. Every year sets new records as the buzz continues to spread growing the event and press coverage. The event is co-chaired by Alison Brettschneider, Mindy Feinberg, Jackie Harris Hochberg, Bari Katz and Amanda Poses.

Visit Family Day's site 


Spirit of Achievement
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 12:00 PM
The Plaza Hotel,
New York, NY

This year’s event features a fashion show of Randi Rahm’s Couture Collection

Luncheon Chair: Michele Wolkoff
Honorary Luncheon Chair: Andrea Stark

Luncheon Committee:
Arlene Farkas
Bambi Felberbaum
Tasha Genatt
Jackie Harris Hochberg
Erica Karsch
Allison Koffman
Cathy Schwartz
Jodi Sussman

To make your reservation or for more information, please call 718.430.2818 or e-mail janis.brooks@einstein.yu.edu.

The Spirit of Achievement Awards Luncheon is the flagship fundraiser sponsored by the Women’s Division of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Held annually in New York City, the event raises money to support medical research and education programs at Einstein by honoring outstanding individuals in fields such as philanthropy, the arts, business, government and journalism.

Started in 1954 as part of the initial campaign to raise funds to launch the new medical college, the Spirit of Achievement Luncheon was the first event of its kind.

The list of names associated with the Spirit Luncheon is dazzling. Honorees have included Marlene Dietrich, Margaret Mead, Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Hayes, Meryl Streep, Katie Couric, Dana Reeve, Candace Bushnell, Barbara Walters, Alma Powell, and Sharon Stone, to name a few. Please view Spirit 2012 Feature & Photos Here.


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Speaker: Dr. Mark Einstein, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health
Director of Clinical Research for Women’s Health and Gynecologic Oncology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 10 AM
Harmonie Club,
4 East 60th Street, NYC

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Christine Baranski’s
Acceptance Speech


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