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The Fund for the School of Medicine provides crucial support for the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine, ensuring funding is available where it is needed most. From financial assistance for students to support of special programs and faculty development, the Fund for the School of Medicine provides a margin of excellence that sets us apart.

Scholarships provide vital support to our students in an environment where the cost of a medical school education is rapidly escalating. With medical schools competing for top students, scholarship support at the Zucker School of Medicine helps us attract the best students, enabling them to go on to their chosen field of medicine with less long-term financial burden. Over 72% of our students receive scholarship assistance, and we are proud that with your philanthropic support, we can continue to foster a diverse, excellent, and socially conscious learning space for these future physicians.

We are proud that our students and faculty engage in scholarly research as members of our academic and healthcare community. Often stipends can offset the cost associated with a student pursuing research in their field of interest, and we depend on support from our community to give them this freedom.

Please contact Anne Koestner, Director of Development and Alumni Affairs for more information on how you can contribute to scholarship or research support at the Zucker School of Medicine. Anne.koestner[at]Hofstra.edu or (516) 463-7582.

Support from you as part of our alumni community is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your appreciation for your education at the Zucker School of Medicine. Not only does your participation impact current students’ experience, but it also demonstrates to the medical community your belief in our reputation and future, and can influence national ratings. We have a unique opportunity to encourage full alumni philanthropic participation as a new school, and we invite you to be a part of this tradition. To make a gift, please click here (link) or contact Anne Koestner, Director of Development and Alumni Affairs. There are other opportunities for our alumni to connect with the Zucker School of Medicine as well as each other – please complete your information here.

There are many opportunities for us to recognize the generosity of our supporters. Our donor wall recognizes significant gifts, and we also offer named scholarship funds as well as various opportunities within the Zucker School of Medicine that we would be happy to discuss with you. Please contact Anne Dalgish Koestner for further information on any of these opportunities.

We are pleased to offer the opportunity to honor a loved one, celebrate graduation, or commemorate a special occasion with our new brick program. With your gift of $350 , an engraved brick will be installed in the seated bench area of the walkway near the rear courtyard. Please contact Anne Koestner, Director of Development and Alumni Affairs for more information on how you can support the school through the purchase of a brick.