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College of Medicine Founders

Membership

The College of Medicine Founders program supports student scholarships, recruitment, and the medical program in the college. By becoming a member, you can provide unrestricted funding that can be directed to HWCOM's most immediate and pressing needs.

College of Medicine Founders agree to commit $50,000 or more, which can be paid in annual installments over a period of up to 5 years, to the College of Medicine Education Fund.

Recognition and Benefits

Individuals and organizations who make commitments are recognized permanently as College of Medicine Founders and as members of the FIU Society of Founders.

College of Medicine Founders benefits include:

  • Access to the HWCOM Dean and HWCOM faculty and administrators through events, briefings, and other presentations exclusively for College of Medicine Founders.
  • Invitations to select FIU and HWCOM events, including those exclusively for founders.
  • Listing as a College of Medicine Founder in various College of Medicine and University publications and web sites.
  • Listing on a Wall of Honor installed in a prominent place in the building housing the College of Medicine.
  • A commemorative membership plaque.
  • The opportunity to participate in the development of an institution that plays an important role in providing high-quality health care for our community.  

Contact

For additional information about becoming a College of Medicine Founder, please contact:

Jannel Garcia
Office: AHC2 683
Tel: 305-348-0695
janngarc@gmail.com

Founders Members

Nelson L. Adams, M.D.

Michael M. Adler

Richard Amundsen & Claudia Puig

Jose & Ada Armas

NMA/James Wilson Bridges Medical Society and Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad, South Florida Chapter

Baptist Health South Florida

Carmel J. & Carmel P. Barrau

Beraja Medical Institute

Robert Berrin, Esq. & Family

BlueCross BlueShield of Florida

Joseph L. Caruncho

Stephen Dresnick, M.D.

Emergency Room Medical Association at Mercy Hospital Miami John Marshall, M.D., Jorge Amaya, M.D., Xavier Anton, M.D.

FIU Alumni Association

Dany Garcia

Julio Garcia, M.D.

Justo M. Garcia

Dr. Sergio Gonzalez-Arias & Maria Morales-Gonzalez

 

Guerra Family Foundation

Guillama, Inc.

Perla Tabares Hantman

The Hera Foundation

Rodolfo Hernandez, M.D./Psychcare LLC

Jeffrey L. Horstmyer, M.D. & Professor Tillie Fox

  1. Lawrence Kahn, III

Christopher G. Korge

  1. Kirk Landon

Donald E. Lefton

Orlando Lopez-Fernandez, M.D.

Modesto A. Maidique

Mercy Hospital Medical Staff

Tamara Meyerson

Jack J. Michel, M.D. & Larkin Community Hospital

Dr. & Mrs. J. Patrick O'Leary

David R. Parker & Marian E. Davis

Manuel A. Penalver, M.D.  Cristina Lopez-Penalver, M.D.

Phycare Medical Group

 

Jose E. Portuondo, M.D.

Justo Luis & Sylvia Pozo 

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Dr. & Mrs. John A. Rock

Drs. Carolyn Runowicz and Sheldon H. Cherry

Steven Scott

Drs. Joe Leigh Simpson & Sandra Carson

Jorge L. Sosa, M.D.

South Florida Medical Imaging, P.A.

Theodore Spak

Gregg Steinberg

Roberto Tuchman, M.D. & Laurie Tuchman

Felipe Valls

The Valverde Family

VITAS Innovative Hospice Care

Herbert A. Wertheim

Dr. Vijay Zaveri & Family

Isaac & Loly Zelcer