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Advancing physician and patient health through expertise and giving.

We are the philanthropic arm of the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA).
Funded by generous donations from physicians, corporations, grants, and other benefactors, 
we work to advance the healthcare system and impact overall public health in Ohio.

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The OSMA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and all donations are tax-deductible.
We also accept grants from Donor Advised Funds (DAF). Simply provide your DAF Sponsor with the following:
EIN# is 31-0907287 and organization listed as Ohio Medical Education Foundation • 4400 N High St. Ste. 304  Columbus, OH 43214

Initiatives to Support

Help us advance healthcare and impact public health in Ohio. We believe that the practice of medicine functions best when it helps make Ohio communities healthier, and when physician physicians are well-supported and able to do their best work. 

Read about our key initiatives benefiting medical students and all Ohio's healthcare workers:

Endowed Fund for Emerging Physician Leaders & Advocates

Medical Student Internship Stipends

Well-Being Support for Healthcare Workforce


Our Foundation's Latest IMPACT


Meet Our 2024 Summer Scholars Recipients!

April 23, 2024 - Thanks to your generosity, one medical student from each of Ohio’s 7 medical schools has been chosen to receive this award. Since 2022, $52,500 has been awarded to 21 medical students with unpaid internships, to assist with summer expenses when financial aid is not available.


2024 OSMA Annual Meeting Recap

April 11, 2024 – This past weekend, OSMA members from across the state gathered together in Columbus for the OSMA Annual Meeting—an opportunity to network, share ideas, and conduct important policy work on behalf of their profession and their patients. Read on for a full summary of the event's happenings.


2023 Foundation Donor Recognition

Feb 23, 2024 – In recognition of contributions January 1, 2023 through February 7, 2024—as well as our Founders Society of donors who have given accumulatively, $1,846 or greater since April 2021.


A Unified Call to Action

Feb 23, 2024 – As we continue to support and expand the Well-Being CARE service, we invite you to join us in this vital initiative.


Meet OSMA Foundation Summer Scholar, Adriane Weininger

Aug 8, 2023 – Adriane is working at the VA hospital in Columbus on a quality improvement project to identify gaps in behavioral health and find ways to minimize them—as well as also trying to identify why there are missed opportunities (no-shows) and if there is an overarching reason behind it.


Meet OSMA Foundation Summer Scholar, Connor Riegal

Aug 1, 2023 – Connor is pursuing internship opportunity at Stanford University in the Brain Stimulation Lab to conduct research focused on novel approaches to treat psychiatric illness using deep brain stimulation as well as using neuroimaging to find predictive markets for the prognosis of these conditions.


Meet OSMA Foundation Summer Scholar, Michaela Stamper

July 26, 2023 – Michaela is working to conduct interviews of relevant stakeholders across the Northeast Ohio community to do an in-depth analysis of the current state of minority community needs and access to care and resources.


Your Well-being Checkup And Referral Engagement Service

August 1, 2022 – The need for well-being support has never been higher, and the OSMA Foundation is supporting Ohio's healthcare workforce with a way to measure factors like personal anxiety, depression and burnout and connect with credible resources who can help.

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The OSMA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and all donations are tax-deductible.

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To promote excellence in Ohio’s healthcare by supporting the medical community
and creating opportunities that improve public health.


EDUCATE and develop the next generation of physicians through scholarships, mentoring and opportunities for young physicians.

CHAMPION physician well-being, helping us care for our caregivers.

IMPACT innovations in healthcare and pave the way for quality healthcare for all Ohioans.

For More Information, Contact:


Jacque Daley-Perrin
Executive Director, OSMA Foundation

(614) 527-6772
Email Jacque