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Support ElevateMed

 Why Give?

We have a collective moral obligation to end disparities in healthcare.

Diverse representation in medical school graduates has failed to increase at the same rate as the growth in diversity of the US population. A continued limitation of representation within the physician workforce leads to worse care for underrepresented populations contributing to the burden of health disparities in the United States.  Studies show improved patient outcomes and patient satisfaction when physicians recognize the cultural nuances, traditions, and their implications in the populations they serve. Increasing physician workforce diversity is an imperative component to closing the gap of health disparities.

Your direct investment will help offset the cost of tuition and fees for promising medical school students, multiplying your gift’s reach to all who will be impacted by an ElevateMeD Scholar’s care and expertise.  We seek to raise $100,000 this year in order to provide 10, $10,000 scholarships.

Other Ways to Give

Send a check or money order to:

ElevateMeD Scholars Fund

20701 N. Scottsdale Rd. Ste 107-462

Scottsale, AZ 85255

Attn: Dr. Alyx Porter Umphrey

Wire Transfer

Gifts can be transferred via domestic or international wire transfer.  Contact us for more information.

Corporate Gifts

ElevateMeD can work with your company to customize a partnership that expresses your philanthropic goals and reflects your corporate culture.


Besides a direct contribution to fund ElevateMeD scholarships for support of medical students from African-American/Black, Latinx, and Native backgrounds, there are several ways to get your company involved with ElevateMeD:

Match your employees contributions

Be a fundraising event sponsor or donate items for an ElevateMeD event.  The next event is scheduled on September 21, 2019.

Tribute and Memorial Gifts

Looking for a new and different way to honor a Doctor, mentor, friend, or family member?  Consider gifts made in tribute to a friend or family member on special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays.

Planned Giving

Contribute to the future of a diverse physician workforce through planned giving.  Consider ElevateMeD in your estate planning. Contact us for more information.

Marketable Securities

Gifts of securities either held by your bank/ brokerage or held by you offer significant tax advantages and are easy to make.  






Donors will be recognized on ElevateMeD website, marketing materials, and social media channels.

Founder’s circle $10,000+

Inaugural donors have the unique opportunity to be a part of the esteemed Founder’s Circle.  The Founder’s Circle will be open until December 31, 2019. These trailblazing donors are recognized with having established the foundation upon which the ElevateMeD Scholars Program is built.

Stethoscope circle $5000+

Black Bag circle $1000+

Friends of ElevateMeD $500+

ElevateMeD is a 501(c)(3) organization.  All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. EIN 83-3557457