Allen L. Pelletier, MD Global Education Fund

Endowment Fund #: 8429-P | Expendable Fund #: 8429-T | Type: Award | Area: Medical College of Georgia

The Allen L. Pelletier, MD Global Education Fund is established as an endowed fund in the Medical College of Georgia to support family medicine residents who wish to participate in overseas humanitarian post graduate medical training rotations. Residents will be eligible for a one time award. Funds can be used towards travel, food, and/or room and board while on medical rotation overseas.

This gift is inspired by and serves to memorialize Allen L. Pelletier, MD, (1955 – 2019), a Professor and former member of the MCG Family Medicine faculty who served as a medical missionary in Nigeria alongside his family in the 1990s. He is remembered by his colleagues, residents, students, and patients as a dedicated and compassionate teacher and physician.

Family Medicine faculty and staff will make this scholarship known to residents. Learner / resident will identify overseas rotation sites on their own, or from established rotations. Residency Program Director approves location once submitted by candidate and approves expenditures.   Donate Now >