Amit Kumar is the recipient of the Alliance Medical Education Scholarship offered through The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Kumar, son of Ashok and Maria Kumar of the Northeast, is a fourth-year medical student at Temple University School of Medicine. He currently is doing his clinical rotations at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem, and intends to specialize in emergency medicine. He will receive a total of $23,000 in merit awards. Kumar was also selected to win the scholarship in 2012.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society Alliance, a statewide volunteer group, is dedicated to healthy communities and the preservation of the doctor-patient relationship. The group has awarded its Alliance Medical Education Scholarship for more than a decade to benefit deserving medical students.
This award is possible thanks to contributions from Alliance members and general and memorial contributions. The organization also holds an annual fundraiser. Kumar will be presented the award at the event to be held Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Hershey Lodge.
The Foundation, a nonprofit affiliate of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, provides programs and services for individual physicians and others that improve the well-being of Pennsylvanians and sustain the future of medicine. It has been helping to finance medical education for more than 40 years.
For information about this scholarship, call the Foundation’s Student Financial Services office at 717-558-7854, or visit www.foundationpamedsoc.org ••