ACADEMIC FUND – Scholarship Program Description
The Polish-American Medical Society Academic Fund provides tuition scholarship to qualified full time graduate students from Chicago region for medical, dental or veterinary studies in the United States and in Poland. The application form for the Academic Fund must be filled out and submitted online. All the corresponding documents, including letters of recommendation, school transcripts and processing fees must be received by the end of February each year at the office of the President: 6438 N Central Ave, Chicago, IL 60646.

Eligibility
Applicant must: be a United States citizen or a permanent resident of Polish descent from  Chicago region, be (or be admitted) as a medical, dental or veterinary school full time student in the United States or in Poland and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Selection Criteria
Selection is based on academic excellence, applicant’s other achievements, interests and motivation, applicant’s interest and involvement in the Polish-American community and financial need.

 

 

 

On September 6, 2017, the Polish Medical Society (Polskie Towarzystwo Lekarskie, PTL) held a celebratory gala in the Royal Palace in Warsaw, on behalf of the First Lady of Poland, Agata Kornhauser-Duda, which was attended by Poland’s Minister of Health Konstanty Radziwill and President of the Supreme Medical Council in Poland Dr. Maciej Hamankiewicz.

 

Dr. Marek Rudnicki was one of the recipients of the Gloria Medicinae medal.  This honor is bestowed to Polish citizens who show a true dedication to service, show the utmost respect for health and human life, are dignified in the art of healing, and uphold the honor and noble traditions of medicine.  Other recipients included Dr. Andrzej Borówka, Dr. Jan Konstanty Jaworski, Dr. Marcin Roszkowski, Dr. Jacek Składzień, Dr. Krzysztof Kordel, Dr. Ireneusz Kotela, Dr. Waldemar Kostewicz, Dr. Janusz Legutko, and Dr. Marcin Swierad.

 

Entertainment was provided by soprano Dr. Anna Kutkowska-Kass, mezzosoprano

Dr. Ewelina Sielska-Badurek, and pianist Dr. Bartosz Zwolan.

 

In attendance at the ceremony were 8 members of PAMS including 5 honorary members: Professor Andrzej Matyja, Professor Grzegorz Opala, Dr. Mira Landowska, Professor Ewa Kuligowska-Noble, and Professor Jerzy Woy-Wojciechowski who is the honorary president of the PTL.  PAMS was represented by President Dr. Kornelia Krol and Dr. Wojciech Lysinski.

 

PAMS congratulates all Gloria Medicinae recipients, especially PAMS member Dr. Marek Rudnicki!