What is the legacy challenge? You can join us in supporting our medical and PA students

The UF College of Medicine is recruiting you and other alumni and friends to join our team. As medical school expenses in this country continue to rise at a rapid pace, your commitment to our students will leave a lasting legacy for future generations. Your gift supporting scholarships helps the best students obtain the world-class education they need and deserve.

Ways to Participate

Establish an Endowed Scholarship Create a new named scholarship with a gift of $100,000 or more, one of the most meaningful and enduring ways to support the UF College of Medicine. Endowed scholarships can be either need- or merit-based and are critical to the College of Medicine because they generate predictable (4% annually), growing streams of income in perpetuity.

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Support a Future Gator Doc Sponsor a medical student with a gift of $20,000, payable over four years, to provide $5,000 annually to recruit the most competitive medical students.

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Plan for Your Future and Help UF College of Medicine Students Include the College of Medicine in your estate plans or consider a planned gift. We can work with you, your family and your advisers to help you create a plan that meets both your financial and charitable goals.

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Their Future

Students recognized at Honors Convocation

Ceremony acknowledges the achievements of medical students

Drs. Flynn and Limacher pledge $1M to UF College of Medicine scholarship fund

The emeriti professors hope to attract first-generation medical students to the UF College of Medicine

Legacies just beginning

Recent graduates reflect on their new careers and the support that funded their dreams

With arms extended and ears open

Daniela Ramirez offers compassionate support to both patients and student mentees

Your Legacy

The Legacy Challenge: Nearly to Our Goal

In 2016, UF College of Medicine alumni launched the Legacy Challenge scholarship campaign to help the next generation of Gators pursue their passions in medicine. We are nearly to our goal of 100 commitments to the Legacy Challenge. We can’t stop now.

A group of students sitting in the learning studio of the Harrell Medical Education Building. Play Video

James Duke, md

Including UF Medicine in Estate Planning

And making a lasting impact

Orthopaedic surgeon and 1985 graduate James B. Duke, M.D., and his wife, Pamela, make an estate gift to support the UF College of Medicine. Play Video

MAUDE Lofton, MD

Supporting Future Gator Docs

And a diverse physician workforce

1979 graduate and retired pediatrician Maude Lofton, M.D., has been a longtime supporter of scholarships for UF College of Medicine students. Play Video

Legacy Challenge Participants

Scholarship CommitmentsGraduation Year
The Class of 19601960
Dr. Jean Bennett1960
In memory of Dr. Joseph A. Walton Jr., courtesy of his family1960
Dr. Angelo and Mrs. Alberta Anaclerio1962
In memory of Dr. Robb E. Ross by his wife, Susan J. Ross1965
Dr. Martin Stern1965
Dr. Harvey and Mrs. Donna Thalblum1965
Dr. Jeffery and Mrs. Pamela Rush1968
Dr. Mary E. Seay1968
Dr. Randall Hobgood1970
Dr. Charles and Mrs. Marcia Nuttall1971
Dr. Joseph Holahan1973
Dr. Warren Ross and Dr. Amy Ross1973
Dr. Jo-Anne Stenger1974
Dr. Livingston L. Eaddy1975
Dr. John and Mrs. Melissa Hendrickson1975
Dr. Kenneth H. Morse1975
Dr. Arthur Perkins1975
Drs. Barbara and Dennis Williams1975
In memory of Dr. J. Stephen Waters by his wife, Shelley Waters, and family1975
Dr. Donna and Mr. Allen Baytop1976
Dr. Robert and Mrs. Betty Stanton1976
Dr. Peter Katona1977
Dr. Michael D. Maddox1977
Dr. Carey Ketchum and Mrs. Renee Ketchum1978
Dr. Scott Wood1978
Dr. Maude Lofton1979
Mr. Brian S. Palmer1979
Dr. Cynthia Anderson-Paganini1980
Dr. Charles and Mrs. Debrah Barish1980
Dr. William H. Cooper IV1981
Dr. Katherine J. Pierce1982
Dr. David and Mrs. Ruth Libert1982
Dr. James O’Mailia1982
Dr. Gary and Ms. Betsey Schemmer1982
Dr. E. William Akins III1983
Dr. Carlos and Mrs. Sandra Donayre1983
Dr. Robert Cooper1984
Dr. Mark and Mrs. Lyn Michels1985
Dr. Jim and Mrs. Pam Duke1985
Dr. Michael and Danette Good, HS1988
Dr. Rhodes Kriete1988
Dr. R. Dean and Mrs. Elizabeth Hautamaki1989
Dr. Patricia McFall Calhoun1989
Drs. Michael McCrohan and Dr. Nydia McCrohan1989 & 1990
Dr. Herbert Knauf III1992
Dr. Noel and Mrs. Erica Maun1992
Drs. Stephen and Gina Sevigny1994
Dr. Jason and Mrs. Denise Rosenberg1995
Dr. G. Nicholas Verne, HS1995
Dr. Craig Banull and Dr. Katherine Banull1996 & 1997
Dr. Fred and Mrs. Loan Huang1996
Dr. Karen Reeves1996
Drs. Brian and Kavitha Taschner1998
Dr. Sunil Joshi1998
Dr. Francis and Mrs. Kelly Herrbold1998
Dr. John Westine1998
Dr. Stephanie Hollis and Mr. Brian Bosley2000
Dr. Stephanie Walker2000
Drs. Shireen and Steven Sims2001
Dr. Wayne Cheng2002
Dr. Gary and Mrs. Patricia Gomez2002
Dr. Kimberly Wooten2008
Dr. Henry and Mrs. Susan Baker
Dr. and Mrs. Nicholas Bosco
Mrs. Roberta Cheever
Drs. Tim Flynn and Marian Limacher
The Massengill Family
The Musikantow Foundation
Dr. Peter W. Orobello Scholarship established by family and friends

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