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 >

John Paul Jones, MD and William B. Strong, MD Pediatric Heart Program Fund

Endowment Fund #: 8430-P | Expendable Fund #: 8430-T | Type: Program | Area: Medical College of Georgia

Established by David W. Jones, the John Paul Jones, MD and William B. Strong, MD Pediatric Heart Program Fund will support areas including, but not limited to: sustainable support of Pediatric Cardiology Fellow positions, equipment/software/technology/personnel to increase access to the best patient care, and statewide outreach to close access gaps.

David W. Jones, MD is a 1978 graduate of the Medical College of Georgia and practicing Pediatric Cardiologist.  He is making this transformational gift in honor of his beloved father, John Paul Jones, Sr., MD, MCG Class of 1941, and his beloved mentor, William B Strong, MD, Emeritus L.H. Charbonnier Endowed Chair and Emeritus Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology.

Dr. Jones has enjoyed a successful career diagnosing and treating heart issues for pediatric patients from across the globe.  His unwavering commitment to his young patients and their families, combined with a deep sense of faith instilled by his mother from a very young age, has inspired him to create an endowment that will transform access to the very best patient care by enhancing and sustaining the Pediatric Heart Progrsam at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia in perpetuity.  Donate Now >

Georgia Community Foundation Telemedicine Healthcare Initiative

Endowment Fund #: None | Expendable Fund #: 8396-T | Type: Program | Area: Hospitals and Clinics

The Georgia Community Foundation Telemedicine Healthcare Initiative expendable fund will provide funding for the AUHealth Rural Hospital Care Network to provide rural and underserved community hospitals equipment to receive ER to ER Emergency Care and Telecritical Services in partnership with AUHealth.   Donate Now >

Psychiatry Child & Adol. Activity

Endowment Fund #: None | Expendable Fund #: 8248-T | Type: Program | Area: Medical College of Georgia | Department: Mental Health

Supports various activities conducted by the section of child and adolescent psychiatry at the Medical College of Georgia. These funds may occasionally be used to purchase items needed on inpatient unit, and in outpatient clinic for child and adolescent activities. Donate Now >