Saint Anne’s Hospital Medical Staff announces availability of health care scholarships

Fall River, MA – The Medical Staff of Saint Anne’s Hospital invites applications for two $3,000 scholarships for area students pursuing education in health and medicine in the 2019-2020 academic year. In addition, the Massachusetts-Rhode Island Independent Physician Association (IPA) is offering a scholarship for pre-med students, medical students, nursing students, or others who are entering or pursuing a degree in allied health or other health care profession. Each honors a distinguished physician who was long associated with Saint Anne’s Hospital.

This year’s awards include:

  • The Carmela Sofia, MD, Scholarship for students in the community who are entering or pursuing a degree in nursing, allied health or other health care profession at an accredited college, university, technical school, etc.
  • The John Arcuri, MD, Scholarship for students who are members of the greater Saint Anne’s Hospital family (employee, family member of employee, medical staff family member), and entering or pursuing a degree in nursing, allied health or other health care profession at an accredited college, university, technical school, etc.

To download applications and criteria for these scholarships, click on award names above. For more information these awards, contact the Saint Anne’s Hospital Medical Staff Office, 508-674-5600, ext. 2002.

In addition, the Massachusetts-Rhode Island Independent Physician Association (IPA) is offering the Malcolm W. MacDonald, M.D., Memorial Scholarship Award for pre-med students, medical students, nursing students, or others who are entering or pursuing a degree in allied health or other health care profession.
To download the application and criteria for this scholarship, click on award name above. For more information about this award, contact the Massachusetts-Rhode Island IPA, 508-674-5600, ext. 2799.

Deadline for submission of all applications is 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 30, 2019. 

About Saint Anne’s Hospital
Founded by the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation in 1906, Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts, is a full-service, acute care Catholic hospital with 211 beds and satellite locations in Dartmouth, Attleboro, Swansea, New Bedford, and Stoughton, Massachusetts. A member of Steward Health Care, Saint Anne’s provides nationally recognized patient- and family-centered inpatient care and outpatient clinical services to patients from surrounding Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities.

Saint Anne’s key services include Center for Orthopedic Excellence; bariatric surgery; multiple robotic-assisted surgical capabilities, including orthopedic surgery, spine surgery, and general surgery; Saint Anne’s Hospital Regional Cancer Center; two ambulatory surgery centers; the Center for Pain Management; and inpatient geriatric psychiatry services.

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