This is a slide presentation of pictures and information during Jack Gillmar’s (SAF Board Member) recent trip to Southern India and visits of Scudder Memorial Hospital (SMH), Christian Medical College (CMC), and the various sites supported by both and our foundation.
CMC Vellore Videos
CMC Vellore Videos by Jack Gillmar - Scudder Association Foundation Board Member "I have researched CMC on youtube.com where there are lots of good videos on CMC. These four that I have screened and attached below make a very nice set." Jack- Gillmar Our...
News From Our Friends In Vellore
“On behalf of the institution, I wish to place on record our appreciation…we are overwhelmed at the efforts taken by you all to raise funds for the COVID work at CMC. This has definitely taken a huge pressure off us.”- Dr. J.V. Peter. Thanks to the incredible generosity of CMC’s network of alumni, family, and friends, the Foundation raised over $1.41 million in support of CMC’s fight against the second deadly wave of COVID-19.
CMC Vellore Update May 26th, 2021
To support CMC COVID response, we have made two wire transfer equaling just under $550,000 (thus far) and we have also raised $852,602 (in cash contributions) towards our goal of $1.25 million. am also pleased to report that in collaboration with Montefiore Medical Center and New York City Health & Hospital, we have assembled of list of new ventilation equipment and PPE supplies valued at $3.4 million that are scheduled for air shipment to India – with CMC as the designated recipient of these pre-approved Gifts-in-Kind.
CMC Vellore Update – May 8, 2021
Having just completed a zoom conference with JV Peter, Chandra Singh and others, I am compelled to share with you that the Supreme Court of India just hours ago appointed a 12-person team to provide the guidance needed to help resolve the current healthcare crisis in their country. Two of twelve people assigned to this task force were from CMC – Drs. Cherry Kang and JV Peter. Impressive!
Join in an Around the World Celebration of Dr. Ida Scudder’s 150th Birthday
We encourage all SAF members to link in and participate in the celebration of a very remarkable woman. Saturday,December 5, 2020 from 2:00PM EST - 5PM EST
CMC – In the News
CMC was recently spotlighted on India Today due to its extraordinary response to the coronavirus in India and in Harvard Business Review as a leading and innovative non-profits in Health Care. Check out these news stories.
$ 140,150 Raised for the CMC LCECU Matching Gift Program
We are happy to announce the successful completion of the matching gift campaign for the Low Cost Effective Care Unit (LCECU) at CMC. "I want to thank all who gave in support of this project, and in gratitude, I raised my own contribution." Sincerely,...
James Taylor Joins CMC Vellore Board
Dr. James Taylor, continues a long tradition of Scudder service to medicine in India. He was voted to the Board of Directors, for the Vellor CMC Foundation, on May 5th, 2016.
Ida Scudder 1899 Cornell Fellowship Awarded
Dr. Madelon Finkel, Foundation Board member as well as Director Office of Global Health Education and Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC), hosted the annual Reception for Global Health Fellows on Thursday, May 12 at the College.
CMC and Tufts are Collaborating
Tufts University School of Medicine is one of CMC’s most expansive and historic collaborators. Foundation Board Chair Dr. Honorine Ward (’69) and Board Member Dr. Christine Wanke are …
CMC Director To Attend Annual Meeting
We are thrilled that Dr. Sunil Chandy the Director of Christian Medical Center (CMC) in Vellore India, will be attending our annual meeting on October 23rd – 25th in Huntington NY (Long Island).