Giving Opportunities

photo of a student at graduationWhether you wish to make an annual gift, a special one-time gift, a named gift or a planned gift, your donation will support the work of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine now and in the future. Please select as many designations as you like from the list below and click the Submit button at the bottom of the page to be taken to the online giving page where you can make a secure credit card gift through the Wright State University Foundation. For more information, contact Nicki Crellin at nicki.crellin@wright.edu or (937) 245-7628.

Not sure which fund to support? The Boonshoft School of Medicine has identified two priority funds to support needs within the school, including student scholarships, research projects, special programs and other strategic needs.

Please select as many designations as you like from the list and click the Submit button at the bottom of the page to be taken to the Online Giving page to make your donation.

Priority Funds

  • Used at the discretion of the Dean of the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Supports medical students.

Community Outreach

  • For support of the Boonshoft School of Medicine by allumni.
  • Provides support for Boonshoft School of Medicine/Student/ Community Projects.
  • Supports program needs for Calamityville.
  • Supports clinical research related to obesity and its comorbidities in populations of children and adolescents.
  • Established to help provide funding for community service projects coordinated by students. Awards will be made annually and the selected project must demonstrate the potential to significantly impact the health and well being of individuals in the community.
  • Provides program support for the Dayton Clinical Oncology Program.
  • Sponsorship for the annual Drive for a Difference Golf Outing.
  • Established to provide financial support of an annual lectureship in the department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. The lecturer will be a prominent nationally or internationally recognized speaker.
  • Provides funding for the Fortson Memorial Lecture Series.
  • Established to support WSU BSOM Global Health Initiative's interest in international medicine by providing monetary support for medical students interested in participating in an international elective or rotation, and support for projects, lectures, and discussion groups related to international medicine.
  • Program support for Healer's Art Program and annual medical symposium on issues related to Healer's Art.
  • To support program expenses
  • Provides support for Primary Care Senior Education trips.
  • Supports production of a medical education film relating to medical ethics.
  • Provides program support for the Reach Out Dayton programs.
  • Provides funds for capital construction for medical student housing in Swaziland.

Academic Divisions

  • Aerospace Residency fund is designated for use by Aerospace Medicine.
  • Supports memorial bricks in Rockafield Cemetery and departmental programs
  • Supports the area of greatest need in family medicine enhancement program at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Provides for the costs of Continuing Medical Education Vascular Surgery Program.
  • Used at the discretion of the Department of Dermatology toward the establishment of a psoriasis treatment center or other dermatological use.
  • Provides financial support for Surgical Residents of the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Was established to be used in the Department of Dermatology at the discretion of the Department Chair.
  • Was established to be used for any purpose which supports the Department of Dermatology, as determined by its chair.
  • Provides discretionary support for the Emergency Medicine program.
  • Serves the area of greatest need at Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Was established to support educational efforts in health systems management.
  • Was established for operating support for the Horizons in Medicine program.
  • Supports the development of the Department of Internal Medicine.
  • Provides program support for the Department of Surgery.
  • Provides discretionary support determined by the President of WSU and the Dean of the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Provides support for trauma education, research, and injury prevention and the needs of the WSUDOS Division of Trauma and Critical Care in honor of Dr. Mary C. McCarthy.
  • Was established for renovation and addition of the Fredrick A. White Health Center.
  • Was established to support an annual symposium held at the EB meeting on the topic of Neural Control of Breathing.
  • Supports the Nicholas J. Thompson Distinguished Professorship in OB/GYN.
  • Was established to provide operating support for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • Was established for unrestricted support for the department of OB-GYN's academic, research and program initiatives.
  • Was established to be used at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Medicine and the Ophthalmology Department Head.
  • Supports Pathology related continuing medical education events.
  • Supports budgetary needs in the field of Pathology.
  • Supports research in the field of human microbiome.
  • Supports the needs of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.
  • Established as a memorial fund for Dr. Greg Maupin, this fund supports the are of greatest need for the Plastic Surgery Program.
  • Supports the area of greatest need for the Department of Geriatrics.
  • Established to carry out the Fordham Foundation professional Development Fellowship program in Law, Health Care and Aging.
  • Was established to be used at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Medicine for direct student benefit.
  • Provides resources for SNMA to support medical students, such as stethoscopes at graduation.
  • Supports the future growth of the WSU Department of Surgery.
  • Was established to be used at the chair's discretion to support departmental growth, Resident Training and Staff satisfaction.
  • Supports resident research in the Department of Surgery for the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Supports research and educational programs for the Surgery Resident staff.
  • Provides operating support for the Surgical Simulation Training and Education Program.
  • Supports the activities in Internal Medicine.

Scholarships and Loans

  • Supports medical students at Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • For first and second-year medical students with financial need at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Was established as a zero interest loan to medical students with dependents.
  • Helps medical students, who are in the top 50% of their class.
  • Established to educate selected medical students to become future leaders in healthcare. Half of the funds are for scholarships and half of the funds are used for operational costs to develop and operate the Boonshoft Physician Leadership Development Program.
  • For African American medical students. Acadmeics and financial need will be considered.
  • For medical students who have Community Service activities or dependent children.
  • For medical students with financial need.
  • For 3rd or 4th year medical students interested in Pediatrics.
  • Helps medical students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Supports medical students who want to engage in medical activities related to international medicine and global health.
  • Established for a WSU SOM Aerospace Medicine Resident Program.
  • For 4th year medical students pursuing a specialty in OB/GYN.
  • Supports students demonstrating financial need.
  • For fourth-year medical students who have shown leadership qualities in their OB/GYN clerkship.
  • Supports the ongoing operation and expenses of the organization.
  • For minority medical students.
  • For second-year medical students.
  • Recipients of this scholarship will be deserving physicians who are enrolled in Aerospace Medicine Resident Programs who are US citizens.
  • For graduating residents in psychiatry who best embody the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to integrate both the biological and dynamic aspects of human behavior in such manner as to provide the highest level of treatment for patients.
  • Supports African-American students pursuing a course of study in Surgery.
  • Helps medical students at Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • For female medical students who are interested in Primary Care.
  • Established to provide financial support for outstanding African American medical students at WSU. Recipient must be in their third or fourth year, in good standing and an outgoing leader demonstrating excellence in community service and class activities.
  • For a minority medical student interested in primary medicine.
  • Helps medical students at Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Established for a scholarship for Geriatric Medicine. Recipient must be a senior at WSU BSOM; preference will be given to women; candidate must agree to practice in a primary care discipline that provides health care for geriatric population in the Dayton area for 2 years.
  • Established to admit promising undergraduates from WSU and UD to the Boonshoft School of Medicine. One student from WSU and UD will receive a scholarship.
  • Helps medical students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Provides support to medical students.
  • For medical students in their third or fourth year who are interested activitites relating to global health or medical research.
  • Assists students in the Center for Global Health Systems.
  • For fourth-year medical students doing a rotation in an underserved area.
  • Supports continuing minority medical students.
  • Supports a medical student who completes an elective with a Greene County physician.
  • For medical students who are top academic achievers.
  • Helps medical students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • For 4th-year medical students who have expressed an interest in OB/GYN.
  • Helps medical students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • For fourth-year medical students who demonstrate exemplary compassion in their OB/GYN clerkship.
  • For medical students who have a record of campus or community service.
  • For medical students who plan on practicing in a rural area.
  • For 4th-year medical students who have expressed an interest in OB/GYN practice.
  • For 4th year medical students. The student must excelled academically and have demonstrated caring, compassion, and empathy toward patients. Also, demonstrated the ability to mentor and teach others. First preference is to a student who express interest in radiology.
  • For medical students who plan on practicing in radiation oncology.
  • For medical students who are Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society members.
  • For fourth-year medical students who plan to serve a internship in an underserved area.
  • Helps medical students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Helps third or fourth year medical students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • For a medical student going into their fourth-year who has demonstrated leadership qualities.
  • Supports the WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine's interest in international medicine by providing monetary support for medical students interested in participating in an international elective or rotation in underserved areas
  • To provide one fourth year medical student with the cost incurred during the application process to ophthalmology residency
  • For female medical students who are single.
  • Established to provide financial support to medical students who have demonstrated an ongoing interest in and contributions to the fine arts.
  • For fourth-year medical student who are doing an international rotation.
  • For medical students who are Phi Rho Sigma members.
  • For medical students who are married and have children.
  • For graduates of the Horizons in Medicine Program.
  • For medical students who are planning a career in Family Medicine.
  • Established for zero interest loans to medical students from rural areas.
  • Established for medical students who embody Dr. Reece's humanism and compassion, and who possess a strong moral compass.
  • For Wright State students who have been accepted to the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Established to give financial encouragement to future clinicians to engage in research activities. Recipient must be enrolled in WSU BSOM or be a resident in one of the affiliated residency programs. They must demonstrate a genuine interest in research. First preference will be given to those involved in a research project relating to rehabilitation.
  • Supports fourth-year medical students who have shown academic excellence.
  • Helps medical students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • For medical students who have graduated from Lake or Geauga County, Ohio.
  • For second year medical students with financial need and have reached the top half of their class. The medical student must have volunteer activities and leadership qualities. Medical students expressing interest in Pathology and/or underrepresented in medicine will be given first preference
  • Supports medical students.
  • To provide scholarship assistance to female BSoM students who are underrepresented minorities, are in good academic standing, and have financial need.
  • Supports medical students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • To provide scholarship money for medical students who choose to go into surgery. Also may be used for sponsoring a student in surgery for presenting a poster or paper on behalf of the dept. (travel); attendance to a surgical related conference (registration fees); attendance to a surgical course (course fees), etc.
  • For medical students who are planning a career in Primary Care.
  • For third-year medical students.
  • Supports the members of Alpha Omega Alpha who have strong scholastic abilities,and qualities that demonstrate sincerity, strong service, commitment, and dedication to mankind.
  • Supports the Department of Emergency Medicine.
  • For fourth-year medical students who demonstrate compassion in patient care.
  • For medical students from Greene County.
  • Helps medical students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Provides financial support and encouragement for medical students who may be challenged with balancing family and medical school while also aiming to support mothers pursuing a career in medicine.
  • For medical students who have completed at least one year at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • For second-year medical students who are involved in Boonshoft School of Medicine activities.

Faculty Development

  • Established to create scholarships and provide student resources at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Established to support research.
  • WSU Boonshoft Physician Leadership Development Program (BPLDP) prepares future physicians for leadership roles in order to shape the health care of the future. This organization was designed to help current students and alumni network and learn more about medicine, public health, and management. These funds will be used for future guest lecturers, academic discussions, social networking for BPLDP, and general program support.
  • Established to be used for program expenses.
  • Established to encourage professional development of School of Medicine faculty. The school will fund programs and activities in the facilitating skills development, linking institutional and professional goals, cultivating junior faculty and recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty.
  • Provides program support for Cell Biophysics.
  • Supports research in Psychiatry at the Chair's discretion.
  • For Nursing students enrolled in the Child & Adolescent Health Clinical Nurse/Pediatric Nurse Program.
  • A grant agreement between the Kettering Fund, WSU School of Medicine and Discovering New Horizons.
  • Provides funding for faculty professional development in the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Supports the Chair of Surgery.
  • Provides seed money grants for Emergency Medicine resident research.
  • Supports an endowed chair in Family Medicine in the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Used at the discretion of the Chairman or Head of the Division of Human Biology.
  • Established to benefit research activities such as the purchase of needed equipment and supplies, funding to attend professional conferences, and salary for student workers.
  • Provides financial support of Orthopaedic Research and Education within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
  • Supports Dr. Prochaska's research in energy conservation in humans.
  • Provides funding to support the Weekend Intervention Program.
  • Supports the areas of greatest need for surgical oncology.
  • Provides funding for research ideas directed toward the treatment and cure of major diseases.
  • Created for general operating support for lab animal resources.
  • Established to assist in the financial support of an annual anatomy lecture.
  • Supports the students who excel in the undergraduate courses in Latin American History.
  • Created to be used for any expenses in neurology.
  • Developed to support an endowed chair for Health Systems Management in the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Established for research and aid on osteoporosis - supporting the Biomedical Imaging Lab.
  • Established to provide budget support for the Petticrew Research Laboratory including salary benefits, supplies and equipment.
  • Supports the public health research related to community issues and Boonshoft School of Medicine promotion and outreach.
  • Established to provide salary and support for rehabilitation research.
  • Established to be used at the discretion of the chair of rehabilitation medicine.
  • Established to provide financial support of Otolaryngology Research and Education.
  • Supports the Substance Abuse Resources & Disability Issues Program to be used at the discretion of the Director.
  • Established to support the surgical oncology project in the Department of Surgery at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Established to provide operating support for the US-Israel Emergency Preparedness Collaboration initiative within the Center for Global Healthy Systems, Management and Policy.
  • Established to support salary and benefits support for the Department of Pediatrics.
  • Provides suport for a biennial review and update of the Wyatt Family Foundation Patient Centered Medical Home for People Living with Dementia to reflect updates and changes in local, state, or federal regulations. It will also fund a biennial conference to assess the effectiveness of the program

Other

  • Supports the costs of annual Match Day events.
  • Provides funding for graduate student education (supplies, journals, etc.)
  • Used to establish an annual lectureship in long term care.
  • Supports participation of medical students and residents in the American College of Physicians.
  • Supports the dermatology residents.
  • Created for the purchase of books, journals, etc. for the department of dermatology.
  • Assists medical students with funds to support expenses incurred during the performance of, or in reporting the results of, their research.
  • Established to fund the annual Medicine Ball.
  • Created to support physiology and modeling research and teaching including but not limited to collaboration, travel, equipment, supplies and student support.
  • Established to support activities of the POMmed Student Organization.(Population-Based Medicine)
  • Supports the research of pregnancy-associated disorders (preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction, premature birth) to help mothers and their babies.
  • Used at the discretion of the Associate Dean for Research Affairs.
  • Established for equipment purchases for the Simulation Center (in Emergency Medicine).
  • For medical students' needs to be determined by the Associate Dean of Student Affairs.
  • Supports a full-time female student that has completed at least one year in any STEM major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the College of Science and Mathematics, or an ISOM major in the Raj Soin College of Business; minimum GPA of 3.0; preference given to applicants who are DaytonDefense members in good standing.

Last edited on 02/19/2015.