Sarah Lesser Avins

Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer at New York Presbyterian Hospital

Sarah Lesser Avins

Sarah Lesser Avins

Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Manhattan, New York

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Otolaryngologist-in-Chief at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Former Special Counsel at Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

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President & Chief Executive Officer/Trustee at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Surgeon-in-Chief at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Neurosurgeon-in-Chief at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Senior Vice President & Chief Investment Officer at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Nyp Westchester Behavioral Health Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Director, Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at Columbia University Medical Center

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Senior Vice President, Patient Services Liaison to Board of Trustees at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Sarah Lesser Avins
Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer at New York Presbyterian Hospital
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Former Special Counsel at Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP provides legal services specializing in general litigation, creditors' rights and bankruptcy, employment practices, intellectual property and family law. Their clients include companies in the high-tech, manufacturing, chemical, computer, energy, entertainment, consumer products, pharmaceutical and telecommunications industries, as well as investment banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, commercial banks and regulated utilities. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in New York.

Education
M.Phil. in Russian & East European Studies
Class of 1985
Degree in Political Science & Art History

Sarah Lawrence College's mission is to graduate world citizens who are diverse in every definition of the word, who take intellectual and creative risks, who cross disciplinary boundaries, and who are able to sustain exceptional academic discipline within a framework of humanistic values and concern for community. Their unique educational practices provide students with the opportunity to study intensively in small classes, to engage in independent research, and to spend unparalleled amounts of time working one-on-one with an exceptional faculty of scholars and artists, creating a tailored academic program of students' own design. Their goal is to instill a lifelong intellectual curiosity and nimbleness, as well as the confidence and entrepreneurial spirit to embrace a broad range of personal, professional and creative pursuits. They prepare students to think and act independently so that they will tackle the problems of, and thrive in, a complex and rapidly evolving world.

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Member
Current

The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) is an international professional organization dedicated exclusively to developing the men and women who encourage charity in North America's health care organizations. Established in 1967, AHP is the source for education, networking, information and research in health care philanthropy. AHP is a not-for-profit organization with its international headquarters located outside Washington, D.C. in Falls Church, Virginia. AHP reaches out to development professionals in all sectors of health care including: Community and private hospitals, Foundations, Medical centers, Children's hospitals, Teaching hospitals and medical institutions, Long-term care facilities, Hospices, Health care systems, Advocacy groups, Specialty hospitals. AHP's 5,000 members represent more than 2,200 health care facilities in the United States and Canada. They embody all aspects of health care fundraising, from executive directors and chief development officers, to major gift officers, annual campaign managers, event coordinators and grant writers.

Career History
Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer
Current

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is the nation's largest not-for-profit, non-sectarian hospital, with 2,409 beds. The Hospital has nearly 2 million inpatient and outpatient visits in a year, including 12,797 deliveries and 195,294 visits to its emergency departments. NewYork-Presbyterian's 6,144 affiliated physicians and 19,376 staff provide state-of-the-art inpatient, ambulatory and preventive care in all areas of medicine at five major centers: The Allen Hospital Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division Affiliations with Medical Colleges NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital shares a unique affiliation with two of the nation's leading Ivy League medical schools – Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. With our academic partners, the Hospital shares a commitment to pursuing clinical excellence, engaging in groundbreaking biomedical research, offering outstanding medical education, and providing prevention and wellness services to the community. Our Commitment NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. When you or a member of your family requires care, we will provide the exceptional services that you expect from a first-rate medical institution. Awards NewYork-Presbyterian has consistently been recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., ENERGY STAR, and New York Magazine for our top doctors and healthcare facilities. Read More NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System The NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System serves residents of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx, as well as Westchester, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and several upstate New York counties. Members of the System include acute-care and community hospitals, continuum-of-care facilities, home-health agencies, ambulatory sites, and specialty institutes committed to providing high-quality, cost-effective, and conveniently accessible care to the communities they serve. Each member of the System is an affiliate of either Weill Cornell Medical College or Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Assistant Head of School for Alumni & Development
Prior

Committed to academic excellence, ethical learning, and progressive education, ECF offers a rich and challenging curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A coed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 1,700 students from PreK to 12 on two campuses -- one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan.

Director of Major Gifts
Prior

Sesame Workshop develops educational content for television, radio, and magazines. The company produces the Emmy Award-winning children's show Sesame Street. It was founded in 1968 by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd N. Morrisett and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

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$1,000 - $2,499
2006

Sesame Workshop develops educational content for television, radio, and magazines. The company produces the Emmy Award-winning children's show Sesame Street. It was founded in 1968 by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd N. Morrisett and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$1,000 - $2,499
2006

Sesame Workshop develops educational content for television, radio, and magazines. The company produces the Emmy Award-winning children's show Sesame Street. It was founded in 1968 by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd N. Morrisett and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

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