Scholarship recipients: Andrew Hickey, Richa Manglorkar, Zhuoheng Joe Deng, Sanjay Chainani, and Kerry Heitmiller
For more than 210 years, the University of Maryland School of Medicine has provided transformational education for thousands of aspiring medical professionals. Students from all socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds create a rich, stimulating learning environment that better reflects the patient populations these future physicians will one day serve.
Scholarships are important resources that help us offset the high cost of education, keeping it affordable for all qualified students, regardless of background, who wish to pursue a career in medicine. However, in light of the increasing costs of medical education, additional resources are needed.
It’s not just absence that makes the heart grow fonder. Distance and time can contribute, too, especially when it comes to thoughts of one’s medical school alma mater. "I have developed such very fond memories of my experience at the UMSOM that I decided now was the right time to show my gratitude and give back," says David E. Kelley, MD, ’78, who with his wife recently established the Carol and David Kelley, MD Endowed Scholarship at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Learn more
"I chose University of Maryland School of Medicine, in part, because of this scholarship, but also because of its reputation for patient care and engaging the community," says Jessica Lee ’21, the Arnold S. Blaustein, MD Scholar, "Because of this scholarship I feel that I can really go after my dreams of becoming a physician and policy-maker who works with underserved families in urban settings." Learn more