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Corporations and Foundations

"We have been fortunate that our business has been so successful, and this good fortune has put us in a position to give back to the community."

- John Hendricks, The John and Maureen Hendricks Foundation


Financial support comes to the School of Medicine from generous corporations and foundations who are interested in higher education and health related issues and want to make a positive impact in the community. These grants and gifts provide critical funding to continue cutting-edge research, enhance patient care initiatives, sustain high-quality education programs, and support emerging needs.

Corporations and Foundations Stories

Eric Weintraub accepts grant from Carefirst

UMSOM'S Opioid Addiction Treatment Experts Receive Funding from CareFirst for Telemedicine Network

Addiction experts at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) received a $212,171 grant from CareFirst to expand access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction via telemedicine to patients located on Maryland’s eastern shore. Learn more

Carolyn Frenkil

UMSOM Establishes Two Endowed Professorships Through Private Gifts and Matching State Funds

UMSOM Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that the school has been awarded matching funds from the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Fund (MEIF), administered by the Maryland Department of Commerce. The funds, when combined with private philanthropy, will enable UMSOM to establish two new endowed professorships – one in Microbiology and Immunology, and one in Pharmacology. Learn more

Steven Czinn

Stories of Immigrant Couples, Undaunted in Hardship, Come Together to Help Children at the UMSOM

Stories of refugees seeking asylum around the world are often harrowing journeys of despair and anguish.  But, at least for some refugees, their traumatic stories unfold and then converge years later to become stories of tremendous hope and generosity. Learn more