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Physician Loan Forgiveness

The MMA Foundation’s commitment to Physician Loan Forgiveness was recently noted in the news. Though the reporter attributed the MMA, Physician Loan Forgiveness  remains the MMA Foundation’s commitment to Dr. Jeske and, currently, three other young physicians now practicing in rural or urban medically underserved communities.  Contributions to the MMA Foundation make that commitment possible.  Here’s the story that appeared on WCCO’s CBS Minnesota website.

HCMC Doc Receives Medical Student Leadership Award
On Sept. 25, the MMA Foundation presented its 2014 Medical Student Leadership Award to Rishi Kumar, M.D., MBA, MHA, currently in an internal medicine residency at Hennepin County Medical Center.  
Foundation Raises $75,000 at New Event
More than 30 members and their guests gathered for the first annual Care Where It Counts fundraiser for the MMA Foundation (MMAF) at the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Alumni Center on Oct. 9.
Members, Lawmaker Lauded with Foundation Awards
Four members and one legislator were honored at this year’s Annual Conference in Brainerd with MMA Foundation awards.  
Foundation to Host Fall Fundraiser Oct. 9
The MMA Foundation is asking physicians to "Care Where it Counts" by attending its fall fundraising event Oct. 9 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the University of Minnesota's McNamara Center, 200 Oak St. SE, Minneapolis.
Foundation Greets Incoming Medical Students
MMA Foundation Chief Executive Dennis Kelly addressed incoming medical students at the recent University of Minnesota Medical School, Twin Cities campus White Coat ceremony.
MMA Foundation Launches Physician Volunteerism Program
The MMA Foundation (MMAF) kicked off the pilot phase of its new Physician Volunteerism Program (PVP) this week with the launch of a new website for physician volunteers and others.  
MMA And MMA Foundation Present Awards
The MMA and MMA Foundation (MMAF) have presented their annual quality, community service and excellence in medical journalism awards.
Seven Organizations to Participate in Choosing Wisely Initiative
Seven Minnesota organizations will participate in an MMA-backed program to improve physician-patient dialogue about health care services that may be unnecessary.
Rochester MD Wins Foundation’s Minority Affairs Service Award
Dionne Hart, M.D., received the MMA Foundation’s 2013 Minority Affairs Meritorious Service Award on Nov. 26 in Rochester.