It Means to be a Visiting Committee Member
Visiting Committees are comprised of individuals and representatives who have
made single gifts of $25,000 or more; made commitments of $100,000 or more; or
raised $100,000 or more through a single event or program. Members serve as educated ambassadors to the community at large, provide
counsel and advice to the President, and help to provide and secure the
financial and intellectual resources that support the mission and core values
of the Institute.
are seven specialty committees that span different types of cancer, discovery
science, and various Institute initiatives. Membership is comprised of
leaders in business, academia, and the community. Learn more about each
committee and its specific focus here.
To learn more or RSVP for this year’s
Symposium, email us
2019 Presidential Visiting Committees Symposium
Thank you for serving as a member of
Dana-Farber’s Presidential Visiting Committees. This year’s dinner will feature
an engaging discussion with Dana-Farber’s President and CEO, Laurie
Glimcher, MD, and Andy Puddicombe, Co-founder
of the popular meditation app, Headspace
following day’s program will explore the Symposium’s theme, “Through the
Patient Lens.” You will hear from
Dana-Farber leadership, patients, and industry partners, who will dive deeper
into how the Institute is advancing science that is improving patient outcomes.
We hope you will join us for this two-day Symposium where you will have the opportunity to network with and learn from Dana-Farber leadership, Faculty, and fellow Visiting Committee members. Andy will discuss his journey from monk, to
tech mogul, his experience as a testicular cancer survivor, and how meditation
and mindfulness can positively impact cancer patients and caregivers.
An Inside Look: 2018 Joint Visiting Committee Symposium
Watch this video for a recap of last year's Presidential Visiting Committees Symposium.