Sapphire GalaCharity & Social Events
FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, South Florida’s only public medical school, will celebrate its 10th Anniversary at the Sapphire Gala. Hundreds of members of Miami’s philanthropic, academic, medical and business communities will gather for an exclusive black-tie evening featuring a luxury silent auction, a drawing for a 2016 Red Stingray Corvette, dinner, music, dancing, and awards presentation. John A. Rock, MD, founding dean and senior vice president for health affairs, will be honored along with others noted for helping establish the college, and Eric J. Topol, MD, a noted cardiologist, geneticist, and digital medicine researcher, will be presented with the Dr. Herbert Wertheim Global Medical Leadership Award. Individual tickets are $500, and sponsorship for tables of 20 are available at the Sapphire ($100,000) or Diamond ($75,000) levels. Tables of 10 are available at the Platinum ($50,000), Gold ($25,000), Silver ($10,000) or Table ($5,000) sponsorship levels. All event proceeds will support scholarships, medical education and training programs at the college.