Gifts to the Annual Fund

MAA Annual Fund  

Gifts from alumni to the Medical Alumni Association (MAA) Annual Fund allow the School of Medicine to maintain its high standards and to continue attracting the most talented medical students, regardless of their financial needs. 

Why Give to the MAA Annual Fund?  

The fund's primary role is to preserve the school's mission of excellence in medical education. The fund provides unrestricted funding for student loans and scholarship support, library acquisitions, faculty support, and the maintenance and expansion of educational programs and facilities. 

Gifts to the MAA Annual Fund support: 

  • Medical education, including scholarships and financial assistance-8 percent of the fund is set aside as part of an endowed scholarship that provides substantial support to one member of each current medical school class
  • Exceptional physician educators
  • Leading-edge technological enhancements for teaching and learning
  • An innovative curriculum
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Our MAA Scholars  

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Kevin Gurysh, MD Class of 2014
Winston-Salem, N.C.
Bachelor's degree in biology, Wake Forest University, 2009

  

Volunteering in the Emergency Department at Wake Forest Baptist as a teenager led him to pursue a nursing assistant certificate in college and became the motivating force behind his desire to attend Wake Forest School of Medicine.

"I feel extremely honored to have this scholarship which will open up so many opportunities for my career, since I won't be bound by financial limitations in choosing my future specialty."

 

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Michael Kimura, MD Class of 2015
Syosset, N.Y.
Bachelor's degree in molecular biology, Colgate University, 2009

      

Working with Child Family Health International in South Africa instilled in him a passion to practice medicine in underserved areas. 

"Wake Forest School of Medicine is committed to producing truly compassionate and well-rounded physicians who take every aspect of a patient's care into consideration. This is the kind of doctor I wanted to learn to become, and in this place, I knew the faculty would show me how." 
  

 

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Amber Carrier, MD Class of 2016
Henderson, Ky.
PhD in biology and evolutionary medicine, University of Louisville 

   

Spent a semester in Washington, D.C., as a Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Graduate Policy Fellow at the National Academies. 

"The development and growth of aspiring physicians is dependent on the generous people who have supported our endeavors. I am incredibly grateful for the faith you place in all of us and in the School of Medicine."

 

Learn More  

Consistent support from alumni is vital to keep the School of Medicine among the nation's best and to continue its tradition of producing remarkable physicians who practice medicine with skill and compassion. 

If you would like to contribute to the MAA Annual Fund, donate online today or call 800-899-7128.

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