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Our Donors

Giving Societies Recognizing Our Donors

University of Maryland School of Medicine depends on the steadfast generosity of its most loyal donors to propel us forward. Philanthropy is pivotal to support and sustain the future funding of our mission. We recognize and honor the impact of alumni, faculty and friends who make contributions of significance or provisions through their estate plans or other planned giving vehicles. Learn more about our Giving Societies.

Patients Expressing Gratitude

Through the Fund for Medicine, patients can say "thank you" to a physician for a job well done or support research aimed at finding new treatments and cures for devastating diseases. Here are some stories about patients who have made a big difference in their doctors' work. Grateful Patient Stories

Alumni Giving Back

More than 22,000 students have graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, many of whom have gone on to become successful physicians, teachers, scientists and entrepreneurs. Our alumni value the education they received and recognize how their medical education was fundamental to their achievement. By giving to the Fund for Medicine, they can show their appreciation and ensure that resources are available to support medical education for the students of tomorrow. Alumni Stories 

Families and Friends Advancing Our Work

People have some very personal reasons for giving to the School of Medicine. Some are families of current medical students who want to show their gratitude for the education their loved one is receiving. Others are families who have been touched by a disease and want to advance education and research into treatments and a cure. Still others have had positive experiences with our physicians or want to make a gift to honor or remember someone special in their lives. Family and Friends Stories

Corporations and Foundations Investing in Health

Corporations and foundations support the Fund for Medicine because they want to make an investment in human health and are aligned with our mission to imporve health through education, research, patient care and community service. Foundations want to suport our good work and further advance the specific philanthropic interests of their board and/or donors through matching School of Medicine programs and initiatives. Businesses want to strengthen their affiliation with our institution. By partnering with us, companies increase visibility while showing their commitment to improving the quality of life of people in their community. Corporation and Foundation Stories

Faculty and Staff Showing Belief in Our Mission

Altruism, a sense of social responsibility, self-fulfillment, conviction and institutional loyalty are just some of the reason our faculty and staff give to the Fund for Medicine. They have first-hand knowledge of the funding needs for essential research and educational activities. Many faculty have left their mark on the institution by creating endowments to advance our mission and ensure our future. Faculty and Staff Stories

Medical Families Supporting Our Students

The support of family and friends is imperative for School of Medicine students, and gifts from parents, relatives, and others are an investment to ensure the most well-rounded educational experience possible. These gifts help to create new student study and lounge spaces, fund extracurricular programs, student-centered projects, and enrichment activities to enhance the overall student-life experience. Learn more about the Medical Family Fund.