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Myechia Minter-Jordan, MD, MBA, president and CEO of The Dimock Center and clinical instructor of medicine at HMS, examining a patient at the Roxbury, Mass.GE Foundation empowers local, global communities

$5.4 million in grants from the GE Foundation support the HMS Center for Primary Care and Program in Global Surgery and Social Change. Read more »

Gisela Bedriñana Siguientes of Partners In Health in Peru, known locally as Socios En Salud, making a home visit to a family affected by tuberculosis in Lima, PeruEnding global tuberculosis deaths once and for all

Johnson & Johnson Global Public Health has provided $2.7 million to support work attempting to end TB and MDR-TB deaths. Read more »

Davi-Ellen Chabner, MAT ’65, and her husband, Bruce A. Chabner, MD ’65Professorship honors Chabner’s roots and legacy

Davi-Ellen Chabner, MAT ’65, and her husband, Bruce A. Chabner, MD ’65, have helped establish a professorship in cancer therapeutics. Read more »

Peter Lynch, pictured with his daughter Mary Lynch Witkowski, AB ’96, MBA ’01, MD ’16, her husband, Erik Witkowski, AB ’94, MBA ’07, and their four children, who are committed to supporting education and health care through the Lynch FoundationLynch Foundation extends systems biology fellowship support

A second generous $1 million gift from the Lynch Foundation extends the Lynch Fellows program. Read more »

Amalie Kass (left) and Eleanor Shore, AB ’51, MD ’55, MPH ’70, review Mary Ellen Avery’s personal diaries and artifacts for the Archives for Women in Medicine at HMSShining light on women in medicine

The mission and work of the Archives are being advanced with a gift of $500,000 from Amalie Kass, a historian, author, and former teacher. Read more »

William Fiske Whitney reading in his dining room at 228 Marlborough St. in Boston in the 1880sCommitment to students lives on

William Fiske Whitney, AB 1871, MD 1875, a leader at Harvard Medical School during its formative years, has been honored by his late son, William E. Whitney, AB 1916. Read more »

Neal BaerAlumnus propels progress

Neal Baer, EdM ’79, AM ’82, MD ’96, has given $250,000 to establish an endowed scholarship fund to support an MD student who is interested in LGBTQ issues. Read more »

Cheryl Gorelick with her late husband, Kenneth Gorelick, MD ’67Paying tribute to a Renaissance man

Cheryl Gorelick honors her late husband's memory with a gift of more than $200,000. Read more »

Paul Weiden, AB ’63, MD ’67, and his wife, BevThe power of planning ahead

In honor of his upcoming 50th Reunion, he has added to his existing charitable remainder unitrust, in order to ultimately fund a scholarship in his family’s name. Read more »

Tamra and Donald Dickerson, MD ’57Alumnus pays it forward to commemorate 60th Reunion

Tamra and Donald Dickerson, MD ’57, have established a $100,000 charitable gift annuity to support student scholarships. 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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