The John Evans Medical Technology Scholarship Endowment Fund/The John Evans Medical Technology Scholarship Gift Fund
The School of Medical Technology offers a four-year degree program with the last year being spent on the Medical Center campus. A one-year postgraduate certificate program is also available. Graduates are then eligible to take the national certification examination for medical technology given by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, or other National certifying examinations, and the state licensing examination given by the Tennessee Department of Public Health. The selection of the recipient or recipients of the School of Medical Technology Scholarship Awards will be made by the scholarship selection committee. The Medical Technology Scholarships are open to all applications regardless of race, color, creed or gender with the following qualifications:
- Each scholarship will be available to students who have been accepted for admission or are enrolled in the University of Tennessee Medical Technology curriculum;
- Each student awarded a Scholarship shall have demonstrated successful academic performance and/or financial need (in the broadest sense);
- A student who held the Medical Technology Scholarship in a previous year shall have preference in the selection procedures in subsequent years with all other things being equal.
Francis Jones Endowment/Francis Jones Gift Fund
Named after the first chairman of the Department of Pathology at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, earnings from this endowment will be used to enhance the School of Medical Technology at UT Medical Center. Written requests for expenditures will be reviewed by a selection committee. Annual earnings from the endowment support the gift fund and may be used for:
- Registration, travel, lodging and other expenses associated with attending an educational program or conference;
- Honorarium, travel, lodging, and other costs associated with a visiting lectureship;
- Reagents, supplies, technical aid, and other costs associated with approved research;
- Facility rental, materials, printing, postage, food, and other costs associated with a sponsored educational conference;
- Books, journals, software and other educational materials or equipment;
- Scholarships for deserving students enrolled in the School of Medical Technology.
Frances K. Patterson Gift Fund
The Frances K. Patterson, MD Gift Fund has been established in memory and in honor of Dr. Frances K. Patterson. Dr. Patterson began her residency training in Pathology at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in 1968 and for the next 36 years served the Department as a Practicing Surgical Pathologist, Cytopathologist and from 1988 to 1999 as Director of the Residency Training Program. This fund is intended to support resident education and research in the Department of Pathology at UT Medical Center and reflects her lifetime love of learning, her commitment to resident teaching and her devotion to the Pathology Resident Training Program.
Other expenditures which may be supported by the gift fund include:
- Expenses associated with honors, awards and recognition for resident achievements.
- Expenses associated with teaching awards for residents or faculty.
- Purchase of books, journals and/or computer based educational material for the Resident Training Program.
- Funding for travel, lodging, meals and other customary expenses related to attendance at educational meetings, conferences or resident forums.
- Purchase of supplies, equipment, technical assistance, printing or other costs associated with resident research and publication.
The Pathology Education and Research (E/R) Endowment/The Pathology Education and Research (E/R) Gift Fund
The University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville is comprised of University Memorial Hospital and the Graduate School of Medicine. Together, these entities embody the Medical Center's philosophy and mission through the spirit of exploration, the passion for teaching and the compassion to restore. The Partners are committed to the mission of the University Medical Center and have established this endowment as a way of giving something back to the University of Tennessee and the East Tennessee community. Annual earnings from the endowment support the gift fund and expenditures from this include:
- Purchase of equipment;
- Purchase of books, journals, and other educational materials;
- Provide travel, lodging, honoraria, and other expenses in conjunction with a visiting lectureship;
- Provide resources needed to support and sponsor (or co-sponsor) educational programs such as printing, facility, equipment rental, honorarium, travel, lodging, refreshments, and other customary expenses;
- Provide research grants for reagents, supplies, technical aid, and other costs for deserving residents or others as selected by the departmental selection committee.
For further information on how to make a bequest or gift to the one of the above listed Endowments or Gift Funds in the Department of Pathology, please contact:
The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Office of Development and Alumni Relations
1520 Cherokee Trail
Knoxville, TN 37920-2205
PHONE (865) 305-6611 FAX (865) 305-6619