Education

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The Voynick Visiting Fellowship in the Section of Neuro-oncology

The Section of Neuro-oncology has received a generous contribution from Irene Voynick to establish an endowed fellowship for visiting scholars. This fellowship is directed toward funding visiting clinicians from international medical centers to train in the evaluation and treatment of patients with brain tumors. It is anticipated that the visiting fellowships will be used to establish ongoing collaborative relationships between the Yale Section on Neuro-oncology and foreign centers. Interested applicants should contact Joseph M. Piepmeier, M.D.

The Michael S. Voynick Lecture in Neuro-oncology

In 1997 the Michael S. Voynick Lecture was established through the generosity of Irene Voynick in honor of Michael S Voynick. This award is presented annually to recognize clinicians and scientists who have made lasting contributions to the treatment of patients with brain tumors.

Past award recipients include Charles Wilson, M.D. (San Francisco, CA), Jerome Posner, M.D. (New York, NY) and Greg Cairncross, M.D.(London, Ontario, Canada). The award and is presented during a keynote address by the award recipient. The Voynick Lecture was established in collaboration with the Yale Section of Neuro-oncology and is administered by Joseph M. Piepmeier, M.D who selects the recipient.