Navigation Links
Summit Medical Group Foundation (SMGF) Awards 76 Scholarships To New Jersey High School Graduates, Undergraduates and Graduate Students Pursuing Degrees In Medicine
Date:10/2/2017

Summit Medical Group Foundation (SMGF), whose mission is to improve access to healthcare for underserved individuals in the community and to educate and inspire current and future healthcare leaders, has awarded scholarships to 76 outstanding students who are pursuing college degrees and careers in medicine or a healthcare-related field.

“This scholarship program is one of the principal reasons for starting Summit Medical Group Foundation,” says Jeffrey LeBenger, MD, FACS, Summit Medical Group Board Chair and Chief Executive Officer. “We are determined to provide medical help to the communities we serve, and to support up-and-coming students who are embarking on a career in the medical profession to change the health and lives of people all over our great state of New Jersey,” LeBenger adds.

The students, all part of Summit Medical Group Foundation’s 2017 Next Generation Scholarship Program, were required to meet the following criteria: All are enrolled in universities across the United States, are in good academic standing, are primary residents of New Jersey, and are pursuing studies in medicine or a healthcare-related field. All students have also provided proof of their university enrollment.

The top three outstanding Next Generation Scholarship Program awardees are:

  •     Leonardo Oliveira – American University of the Caribbean
  •     Geoffery Ofori Dwomfuo – Rutgers University New Brunswick
  •     Michael Diiorio – Harvard Medical School

“We are very proud of all the recipients of the 2017 Next Generation scholarships,” says Joe Finocchiaro, SMGF Executive Director. “We believe all of our health and lives will continue to improve with this next generation of health professionals on the rise,” Finocchiaro adds.

Summit Medical Group Foundation is committed to supporting undergraduate and graduate students who seek careers in medicine and/or healthcare-related fields to enrich their lives and the lives of those in the communities they serve. This year, the Foundation awarded more than $50,000 in scholarships. Twenty recipients each received awards ranging between $1,000 and $2000, and 56 students each received $500. Over the past three years, the Foundation has awarded more than $170,000 to New Jersey students pursuing careers in medicine.

For more information on Summit Medical Group Foundation, please visit the website.

###

ABOUT SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP FOUNDATION (SMGF)
Summit Medical Group Foundation (SMGF) is deeply rooted in the community in a steadfast effort to better the health and well-being of each member through wellness promotion and medical education. Summit Medical Group—New Jersey’s oldest and largest private multispecialty physician group—established SMGF in 2013 to grow its culture of philanthropy and further its more than 85-year legacy of building a healthier tomorrow through programs and services that extend far beyond traditional medical care. Among other initiatives, the Foundation provides scholarships and supports health programs that reflect its mission. For more information, visit http://www.smg-foundation.org.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/09/prweb14750458.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2017 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. FDAnews Announces: Flawless FDA Inspection Handling and Response Preconference Workshop for the 12th Annual FDA Inspections Summit, November 1-3, 2017, Bethesda, MD
2. FDAnews Announces: No More 483s — QSIT Secrets to Assure Clean Inspections Preconference Workshop for the 12th Annual FDA Inspections Summit, November 1-3, 2017
3. Asthma Experts Gather at Allegheny Health Network-sponsored Summit to Explore Impact of Air Pollution on Children in the Pittsburgh Region
4. October 21 Healthy Living Summit Focuses on the Connection Between Food and Disease Management
5. FDAnews Announces: 12th Annual FDA Inspections Summit, November 1-3, 2017, Bethesda, MD
6. Climb For A Cause Partners with Roseman University College of Dental Medicine to present Dental Technology Summit – September 16, 2017
7. Hayes, Inc. and Centura Health to Copresent at 2017 IDN Summit
8. Sellers Dorsey Managing Director Gary Jessee to Provide Perspective on Long-Term Services and Supports at Inaugural LG Access Summit
9. CannaKids Founder & CEO Tracy Ryan to Speak on Benefits of Medical Cannabis for Pediatric Cancer Patients at WORLDZ Summit 2017
10. HMP’s Cardiometabolic Risk Summit Announces Partnership with Texas Academy of Family Physicians
11. Discovery Health Partners to Speak on Comprehensive Payment Integrity at Medicare Advantage Operational Finance Summit
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... serving communities in the greater Dallas, Miami, and Raleigh regions, is organizing an ... to overcome a rare and deadly chromosome abnormality. , After struggling since birth ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals ... the field of eating disorders, announces the opening of early registration for the ... at the Omni Resort at ChampionsGate. , The annual iaedp™ Symposium ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Calif. (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many ... dementia. However, many long-term care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the ... 90-day elimination period, when the family pays for care, is often waived, so the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... Talented host, actor Rob Lowe, is ... a new episode of "Success Files," which is an award-winning educational program broadcasted ... each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , Sciatica occurs when the sciatic ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... now treating sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. As many ... sleep disorder characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can offer significant ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)... , Oct. 11, 2017  BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE ... team that developed an innovative way to use nonlinear ... the delivery of new drugs. ... Clinical Dermatology Conference will show how researchers from BioPharmX ... Harvard Medical School used a suite of imaging techniques ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... Oct. 11, 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ("Hill-Rom") (NYSE: ... facility in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico ... blades. Following ... facility sustained minor structural damage, temporary loss of power ... have been completed, manufacturing operations have resumed, and the ...
(Date:10/7/2017)... 2017   Provista, a proven leader in ... in purchasing power, today announced a new resource area ... Newsroom is the online home for case studies, ... bios, news releases, slideshows and events. ... of resources at their fingertips, viewers can also watch ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: