Manish Jain, MD Excellence in Teaching Endowment

Endowment Fund #: 8442-P| Expendable Fund #: 8442-T | Type: Program | Area: Medical College of Georgia | Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Manish Jain, MD Excellence in Teaching Fund is established to recognize great and enthusiastic teaching contributions by both faculty and residents in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
The OBGYN Excellence in Faculty & Resident Teaching Awards will be presented annually. Preference will be given to early to mid-career faculty and resident eligibility will be at the PGY-2 level or above. Faculty will be honored with a plaque and the resident will receive support for professional development in the form of conferences, educational presentations, new tools in the educational setting, and/or textbooks.
This gift is inspired by Dr. Manish Jain, an OBGYN who taught at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University from 2015-2022. Over these seven years, he taught and mentored countless residents and students – earning the annual teaching award over multiple years. MCG is proud to honor the late Dr. Jain with these awards. Donate Now >

Marc B. Powers Movement Disorders – Patient Education & Support, Research & Training

Endowment Fund #: 8440-P | Expendable Fund #: 8440-T | Type: Program | Area: Medical College of Georgia

Grateful patient, Marc B. Powers, and his wife, Katharine Powers, have chosen to establish the Marc B. Powers Movement Disorders Fund for Patient Education & Support, Research & Training. The Powers are most grateful for the support they have received from Dr. Colin McLeod, Neurolgy, and Dr. Fernando Vale, Neurosurgery, who have provided the Powers with exceptional patient care. Further, the Powers’ have chosen to support programs that help patients and their families, as well as to advance medical science via research, discovery, and training of residents and fellows. Donate Now >

Melvin L. Haysman, M.D. and Mrs. Roberta Kamine-Haysman Stethoscope Fund

Endowment Fund #: 8434P | Expendable Fund #: 8434T | Type: Program | Area: Medical College of Georgia | Department: Medicine

The Melvin L. Haysman, M.D. and Mrs. Roberta Kamine-Haysman Stethoscope Fund is established to provide stethoscopes, free of cost, to all first-year medical students at the Medical College of Georgia. These stethoscopes provide a connection for first-year students with the MCG Alumni Association and invite them into a culture of responsibility in patient care and mentorship with fellow physicians.

This endowment is designated to provide for the stethoscope program in concert with the funds raised in the annual appeal for stethoscope donations from other MCG alumni. If at any time in the future, this fund is no longer needed to support the stethoscope program, the donors’ preference is to support the MCG Class of 1971/Dr. Bobby Jones Scholarship. Donate Now >

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 >

MCGF Literacy Center Support Fund

Endowment Fund #: None | Expendable Fund #: 7017-T | Type:  Program | Area:  Foundation

To support the programs and activities of the Augusta University Literacy Center located within The Hub.  Donate Now >

Dr. Mike and Mrs. Kerry Reynolds Fund for Dermatology

Endowment Fund #: None | Expendable Fund #: 8414-T | Type: Program | Area: Medical College of Georgia

Michael Reynolds, M.D. ’97 and spouse Kerry Reynolds established the Dr. Mike and Mrs. Kerry Reynolds Fund for Dermatology for general support of the Medical College of Georgia Department of Dermatology.   Donate Now >

The Blevins Fund for the HHT Center of Excellence

Endowment Fund #: None | Expendable Fund #: 8407-T | Type: Program | Area: Medical College of Georgia

The purpose of this fund is to create dedicated funding for HHT at the Medical College of Georgia. It is the wish of the donors to protect the operations and growth of the HHT efforts of the faculty and staff of MCG, as it is the only HHT Center for Excellence in the Southeast region and so is essential to the wellbeing of many patients. The Donors also recognize the current HHT Center Director, Dr. James R. Gossage, M.D., for his years of dedication and excellence in all areas of HHT. When the Director changes from Dr. Gossage, the initial donor shall be notified.

The fund can be used solely to support The HHT Center for Excellence at the Medical College of Georgia and its needs and efforts including staffing, training, research, equipment and supplies, and patient care and advocacy. This is a restricted donation. Donate Now >

Operational Medicine Academic

Endowment Fund #: None | Expendable Fund #: 8406-T | Type: Program | Area: Medical College of Georgia

To support the Emergency Medicine Department’s Center of Operational Medicine academic and educational efforts. This support may include, but not limited to, continuing education, licensure, and certification and associated dues, fees and travel expense for Center of Operational Medicine related activities. Donate Now >

Immunology Center of Georgia

Endowment Fund #: None | Expendable Fund #: 8405-T | Type: Program | Area: Medical College of Georgia

For the use, benefit, and maintenance of the Immunology Center of Georgia.  Donate Now >