University of Rochester

Advancement Awards

School of Nursing

Legacy Award

Established in 2013, the Legacy Award recognizes an individual or family who has made a significant commitment to the School of Nursing in honor or in memory of a nurse affiliated with the School who has demonstrated exemplary care for patients and their families, or for their service to the nursing profession.

2017 Award Recipient

Pamela York Klainer

A successful entrepreneur, nancial expert, philanthropist, and author, Pamela York Klainer is an esteemed advisor and advocate for the School of Nursing. Together with her late husband, Dr. Jeremy A. Klainer, she has demonstrated a deep commitment to the School. Her entrepreneurial spirit and generous support have propelled the work of many promising, talented members of the nursing profession.

Recipients of the Legacy Award