The Center for the Advancement of Learning works closely with the Baptist Health Foundation to inspire philanthropy in support of the scope and reach of our programs. Through philanthropy, the Baptist Health Foundation expands the Center’s ability to provide outstanding patient and family-centered academic experiences, cutting-edge technology and collaborative workspaces for current and future healthcare professionals.

Medical

Support the recruitment of high caliber candidates and educational opportunities such as international rotations

Nursing

Scholarships and learning facilities for nursing students

Pharmacy

Education and research conference opportunities for pharmacy residents

Interdisciplinary

Modern classrooms and cutting-edge technology for all learners at Baptist Health
Nurse Scholars Program

Nurse Scholars Program

The Nurse Scholars Program addresses the critical shortage of nurses by offering scholarships and onsite learning opportunities to nursing students from Baptist Health’s partner schools. Since its inception, the program has provided over $36 Million in scholarships to 3,300 students- with over 95% of graduates continuing on to nursing careers at Baptist Health.
Graduate Medical Education Expansion

Graduate Medical Education Expansion

In 2020, the Baptist Health Board of Trustees approved the significant expansion of Graduate Medical Education (GME). Philanthrophic support will assist with the recruitment of luminary educators, construction of modern learning spaces and provide innovative curriculum opportunities for medical residents and fellow- with the goal of retaining new physicians in the South Florida communities we serve.

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Pharmacy Residency Support

Pharmacy Residency Support

Baptist Health sponsors advanced pharmacy residency programs in multiple disciplines, with the goal of training patient-and family-centered clinical pharmacists to serve the South Florida community. Through philanthropic support, pharmacy residents are able to travel to educational and research conferences to enhance their knowledge and bring best-practices back to Baptist Health for implementation.

Tony Alonso Leadership Development Fund

Tony Alonso Leadership Development Fund

Established in honor of Tony Alonso, inaugural chair of the West Kendall Baptist Hospital Board of Directors. The fund supports programming and education on leading with integrity, ethics and humility to current and future Baptist Health leaders.

Letter from the Development Officer

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    Wendy Reilly Gentes

    Assistant Vice President, Foundation

    Thank you for considering supporting the Baptist Health Center for the Advancement of Learning. Please contact me at WendyRG@BaptistHealth.net to discuss additional philanthropic opportunities related to our learner programs.