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Our Grantees

Across the Foundation’s priority areas, our grantees are working to improve the health of the public through innovative research and programs.  The Foundation awards up to 40 grants on a rotating schedule each year.

Medical Student Conference on Issues of Global Importance

Theme: New Curriculum Content

Institution: Physicians for Social Responsibility

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $35,000

Grant Awarded: August 2010

Principal Investigator: Peter Wilk, M.D.

Funding support a conference that will span two and half days and will educate medical students about issues of global importance, including climate change, nuclear weapons, environmental degradation, social justice, international security and diplomacy among nations.  The funding would cover planning, development and execution of the conference, as well as student travel.