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Russ Phillips and Andy EllnerGift of $10 million fortifies the future of primary care

In just five years, the Center for Primary Care has had a tangible impact on patients, caregivers, and students alike. And it’s getting a substantial boost of support in the form of a $10 million gift from the same anonymous donor whose $30 million gift established the center in 2010. Read more »


George W. GayBequest epitomizes foresight and generosity

Over 100 years ago, George W. Gay established a legacy that still impacts HMS today. Now his trust is bequething $8.5 million to provide crucial unrestricted funding and to establish a scholarship fund. Read more »


2015 Harvard/Glenn Foundation Symposium on AgingPersonal passion propels aging research

Building on its decade-long support of Harvard Medical School, the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research recently pledged $3 million to propel the work of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging and its research team, led by David Sinclair, PhD, and Bruce Yankner, MD, PhD. This grant brings the foundation’s total funding to HMS to $13 million. Read more »


Cindy and Evan GoldbergChanging the standard of care

In hopes of making an impact on BRCA1 cancers, Cindy and Evan Goldberg, AB ’87 created The BRCA Foundation to accelerate research and foster collaboration toward preventing and curing these cancers. The foundation has committed $2 million to The Harvard Medicine BRCA1 Research Project to develop strategies for more effective and less invasive BRCA1 breast and ovarian cancer prevention. Read more »


Two researchersTranslating early-stage research into therapeutic interventions

Through the Quadrangle Fund for Advancing and Seeding Translational Research (Q-FASTR), Barbara and Louis Perlmutter join fellow HMS donors in advancing promising, early-stage research that often falls through the cracks due to lack of funding. Read more »


First meeting of the Lancet Commission on Reframing Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries for the Poorest BillionConfronting chronic disease, injury, and extreme poverty

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust is supporting HMS's role in the Lancet Commission on Reframing Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries for the Poorest Billion. Read more »


Christoph WestphalInvesting in leadership

Christoph Westphal, MD ’96, PhD ’98, and his wife, Sylvia Pagán Westphal, PhD ’99, have been loyal supporters of Harvard Medical School since their days on the Quad. Read more »


Jane Crandell and Jonathan GlassReunion reflection

Serving on his 50th Reunion committee has given Jonathan Glass, MD ’66, the unique opportunity to reflect on how his HMS education has opened doors throughout his career. This understanding prompted him and his wife, Jane Crandell, to establish an unrestricted CGA in honor of this milestone. Read more »


Duncan HartleyEmbracing both sides of philanthropy

Duncan Hartley has estabished four CGAs totaling $250,000 in the past year. All of these gifts will ultimately support breakthrough biomedical research at HMS. Read more »


Gene Bukhman presents to a classroomMending a great disparity in global health

An anonymous donor is contributing $180,000 to help address the non-communicable diseases that are causing suffering and death among the poorest populations in the world. Read more »


Ed Hundert surrounded by studentsSupporting students’ dreams

The A. W. Baldwin Charitable Foundation has given $550,000 since 2012—including $150,000 this year—to create the Baldwin Scholarship Fund, which supports HMS students with demonstrated financial need who plan to become primary care physicians. Read more »


Graham Robinson and Jeanne YuA space for innovation

When HMS launched The World Is Waiting: The Campaign for Harvard Medicine, Graham Robinson, JD '99, and his wife, Jeanne Yu, AB ’95, MD ’99, began to discuss which of the School’s four funding priorities was the most meaningful to them. It didn’t take them long to decide to direct their $125,000 gift to the Medical Education Building Revitalization Fund. Read more »


Mitchell Adams and Kevin SmithAdvancing global health equity

When it came time to honor his upcoming 50th Reunion from Harvard College, Mitchell Adams, AB '68, MBA '69, was thrilled to recognize this milestone with a $100,000 gift to the HMS Chair’s Opportunity Fund in Global Health to continue his steadfast support of Paul Farmer, MD ’90, PhD ’90. Read more »


Suzanne and Buck FrederickClass agent leads by example

As a class agent for the Class of 1961, which is celebrating its 55th Reunion this year, Albert "Buck" R. Frederick Jr., MD '61, hopes to encourage fellow alumni to join him in celebrating their alma mater. He and his wife, Suzanne, are leading by example with a $100,000 gift. Read more »


Makeda DanielIncreasing high school students’ interest in medicine

G.S. Beckwith “Beck” Gilbert and his wife, Kitty have given another $100,000 to the Harvard Medical School’s MEDscience program. Read more »


Richard W. GreenA legacy of lifelong learning

The late Richard W. Greene, MD '42, was a believer in the importance of lifelong learning. At HMS, Greene’s passion for learning continues through a $100,000 bequest supporting student scholarships.Read more »


Caroline and Roger MoseleyDebt of gratitude

As the cost of education continues to climb, Roger Moseley, MD ’59, and his wife, Caroline, worry that high debt burdens are distorting specialty selection for today’s medical students. To ease this financial pressure, the Moseleys have established a $100,000 CRUT to support student scholarships. Read more »


Caroline and Roger MoseleyAlumna advances health care policy

Through a generous gift of $100,000 to the Chair’s Opportunity Fund, Alexandra Page, MD '92, is helping to provide the resources necessary for HMS’s Department of Health Care Policy to act swiftly and strongly in addressing some of the most pressing challenges facing health care in the U.S. Read more »

The World Is Waiting: The Campaign for Harvard Medicine

Through this campaign, we will address the greatest health care challenges of our time to help people live longer, healthier lives. Learn more »

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