Honoring Legacy Society Members

September 19, 2019 by Beth Morgen

Event honors donors who support Johns Hopkins’ future

More than 120 Johns Hopkins Legacy Society members and guests filled the ballroom of the Sagamore Pendry in Baltimore for the Fourth Annual Johns Hopkins Legacy Society Luncheon.

Keynote speaker Jeffrey Kahn (left) of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and Johns Hopkins Legacy Society members Ruth and Jay Lenrow, A&S ’73, enjoy the reception prior to the luncheon. See more photos.
Held on September 12, the event, which also included a reception prior to lunch, featured Jeffrey Kahn, the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, as the keynote speaker. Fritz Schroeder, vice president for Johns Hopkins Development and Alumni Relations, welcomed attendees.

“Legacy giving has always been at the heart of Johns Hopkins, and today we are proud to celebrate you and 1,735 fellow Legacy Society members who have made a commitment to Johns Hopkins through their estate plans or life income gifts,” said Schroeder before introducing Kahn.

Kahn, an expert in bioethics and health practice and policy, spoke about the ethics surrounding recent and emerging reproductive technologies, including the case of a “savior sibling” and the implications it raises in preventing disease in families.

The Johns Hopkins Legacy Society was established in 2011 as the overarching legacy society for Johns Hopkins University and Medicine.

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Topics: Alumni, Faculty and Staff, Friends of Johns Hopkins Medicine