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Alumni Association - College of Medicine
Avenues for Giving: Pay It Forward! Fullfilling Our Visions, Missions and Goals
Alumni support is of utmost importance to our medical students. With the average student debt of our graduates exceeding $128,000+ tuition scholarship assistance is our #1 priority. Other student programs we support include: Research Fellowships, the Health Care in Developing Countries Elective, The White Coat Ceremony and student publications.
All gifts are welcome.
Please call the Executive Director, Jill Ditchik at 718-270-2075 or e-mail her at email@example.com if you have any questions or would like any additional information.
» Methods of Giving to the Alumni Fund of the Alumni Association — College of Medicine
Listed below are various options for making a gift:
Please consider joining one of the Societies named in honor of individuals who have contributed to the rich history of our medical school. Your contribution ensures that SUNY Downstate College of Medicine will continue to be a Center of Excellence and a vibrant and affordable setting for a talented and diverse student body.
Join a Leadership Society
*When Giving Back please make note of the Society fund name.
Alumni Scholarship Campaign
The Alumni Fund has undertaken a special fundraising effort for student scholarships. A $1,000 gift entitles you to name a seat in the Alumni Auditorium with a plaque on the seat and on the honor wall.
Please join us in raising funds for this important Alumni Scholarship Campaign.
|$185,000||Tuition Scholarships (50 students)|
|$30,000||Health Care in Developing Countries - 20 students *|
|$22,440||MD/PhD Program - Summer Research Fellowships|
|$12,500||Conferences for 17 students to present research at national meeting|
|$10,000||White Coat Ceremony for first year students|
|$9,000||Mentoring Programs for 250 students and faculty|
|$8,000||Admissions Luncheons for applications to Downstate|
|$7,000||Match Day and Graduation Activities for Class of 2013|
|$4,500||The Brooklyn Free Clinic|
|$3,500||Alpha Omega Alpha Activities|
|$2,500||Student Poetry Booklet|
|$2,400||Student and Resident Service Awards|
|$2,000||International Conference on Ethical Issues|
|$1,600||Pediatric Ethics Lecture|
|$1,500||Faculty Student Association|
|$789||Downstate Performing Arts|
*This includes a distribution from the Engel Trust to the HSCB Foundation.
I extend my sincere appreciation to all members of the Board of Trustees for their faithful attendance and service to our organization.
Mark M. Benkel, MD '74
Chair, Board of Trustees