Over the years, the AAFP Foundation has continued to strengthen and evolve with the ever-changing landscape of health care and culture. It is through your generous donations to the endowments that the mission of the AAFP Foundation is able to be achieved now and in the future.
-- The General Endowment sustains the long-term viability of the AAFP Foundation and the continuation of its work.
Center for the History of Family Medicine Endowment
-- This endowment preserves the historical value and evolution of the specialty of Family Medicine.
Ruth Ostergaard Children's Fund
-- This newly endowed fund will be used each year to support philanthropic work with children here in the U.S. and around the world.
Robert Graham Fund
-- The Robert Graham Fund supports the Robert Graham Center in Washington, D.C., which exists to improve individual and population health by enhancing the delivery of primary care.
The Lopez Funds
-- Carolyn C. Lopez, MD, a Chicago-based family physician, created three funds in to honor her family and her local AFP chapter.
Dr. Paul S. McCord Fund
-- This fund honors Dr. Paul S. McCord. This endowment was established by his parents and supports resident-related programming.
Thomas L. Stern, MD, Lectureship
-- This Lectureship Fund supports the annual AAFP Residency Programs Solutions workshop in Kansas City.
The Sandra Panther Fund
-- This fund honors the Foundation's former executive director, Sandy Panther, and supports the AAFP Foundation Resident and Student Initiatives.
James G. Jones, MD, Student Scholarship
-- This scholarship fund supports one medical student to attend the annual Family Medicine Congressional Conference, held in Washington, D.C.