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  • The 250th Anniversary Scholarship Challenge rallied the community during our landmark year, as our supporters came out in force to provide funding for scholarships.


    VP&S Class of 2019 White Coat Ceremony at VEC
  • The Brown Foundation has committed $2 million to VP&S to establish the Shirlee and Bernard Brown Glaucoma Genetics Initiative Fund within the Department of Ophthalmology.

  • The Avanessians Foundation and the Avanessians Family Foundation have committed $1.5 million for the establishment of an Avanessians Assistant/Associate Professorship of Cardiology.


  • The Rudin Scholars Program has provided scholarship support to more than 600 students at CUIMC.

Latest News

  • January 8, 2018

    Roger Wu, MD, and David Wu, MD, have underlined their parents’ commitment to medicine, VP&S, and Columbia’s historic ties with China.


    Chen Zhu receiving an award on stage.
  • December 27, 2017

    The Ludwig Family Foundation provided a grant of $1.2 million in support of VP&S research in neurological disease, focusing on Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury.


  • December 14, 2017

    The Harry C. and Misook Doolittle Professorship of Medicine will provide permanent support for the hospitalist program in the Department of Medicine.

  • November 30, 2017

    VP&S has established a $1 million scholarship in Dr. David McDonogh’s name, funded by Diana and Roy Vagelos’54, whose initial gift launched the 250th Anniversary Scholarship Challenge.


  • October 23, 2017

    In 2008, Louis V. Gerstner Jr. established the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholars Program at VP&S, designed to cultivate the next generation of leading physician-scientists in medicine and research.


  • September 27, 2017

    The John and Myrna Daniels Foundation has committed $2.5 million to establish the John and Myrna Daniels Professorship of Cardiology.