Bryant W. Wilson, MD and Andi Schwartz Surgery Residency Education

Endowment Fund #: 8361-T | Expendable Fund #: 8361-P| Type: Program | Area: Medical College of Georgia | Department: Medicine

Thanks to a generous gift from Dr. Bryant W. Wilson, and his wife, Andi Schwartz, the Bryant W. Wilson and Andi Schwartz Surgery Residency Education Endowment Fund has been established. This gift will help to ensure annual support to send surgery residents to professional conferences to present their research findings and to learn from others.
Dr. Wilson credits his wife, Andi and their son and daughter, Sam and Whitley, for making his over 30-year surgical career possible via their unwavering support and sacrifices.
Dr. Wilson and Ms. Schwartz have established this fund as a way to honor their family and the countless number of teachers along the way who helped Dr. Wilson to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to become a surgeon. These individuals have also inspired Dr. Wilson and Ms. Schwartz’s giving of their time and resources to support the Medical College of Georgia’s surgery program.
Dr. Wilson practiced general surgery in Atlanta for 32 years. During that time, his primary practice was at Piedmont Medical Center Atlanta. During his practice, Dr. Wilson served on several hospital committees and participated in programs to improve quality and safety for patient care. He also enjoyed participating in surgical organizations and societies serving in leadership positions as well.
Dr. Wilson received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 1983. He performed his internship at Georgia Baptist Medical Center and his surgical residency at the Medical College in 1988. Dr. Wilson received his undergraduate degree in English from the University of Georgia. Both Dr. Wilson and Ms. Schwartz are natives of Atlanta. Dr. Wilson attended the Westminster Schools for high school.
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Dr. George and Martha Sessions MCG 3+ Program and Rural Healthcare Initiative

Endowment Fund #: None | Expendable Fund #: 8362-T| Type: Program | Area: Medical College of Georgia | Department: Medicine

Thanks to this generous gift from Dr. and Mrs. Sessions, they have chosen to support the new MCG 3+ Program and Rural Healthcare Initiative. Recognizing the shortage of doctors throughout the country, including Georgia and most of the rural areas, the Sessions are pleased to have this chance to make a difference. Originally from Southwest Georgia (Dawson), Dr. Sessions realizes the importance, as does Mrs. Sessions, of good quality healthcare and physician care for those who live in rural areas who are often underserved. With this gift it is their hope that others will be inspired to help advance this important work ultimately helping to improve the lives of those who live in rural Georgia. Donate Now >

William B. Strong Chair In Pediatric Cardiolog

Endowment Fund #: 8173-P | Expendable Fund #: 8173-T | Type: Endowed Chair | Area: Medical College of Georgia | Department: Pediatrics

Provides funding to support clinical, research and educational programs in Pediatric Cardiology. Donate Now >

Virgil P. Sydenstricker, M.D. Endowed Chair

Endowment Fund #: 8159-P | Expendable Fund #: 8159-P | Type: Endowed Chair | Area: Medical College of Georgia | Department: Medicine

Supports the programs and activities of the Department of Medicine as determined by the Dean of the School of Medicine and the chairman of the Department of Medicine. Donate Now >

Virendra B. Mahesh, Ph.D., D.Phil. Distinguished Chair in Neuroscience

Endowment Fund #: 8072-P| Expendable Fund #: 8072-T | Type: Endowed Chair | Area: Medical College of Georgia | Department: Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

Supports a Distinguished Chair in Neuroscience for state-of-the-art basic research in the department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia in the areas of Neuroscience. Donate Now >