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“The Challenge & Charm of Research with the People ” – Ida S. Scudder Humanitarian Oration Delivered by Dr. Abhay Bang

Every year, the Christian Medical College Vellore (CMC), together with the Vellore CMC Foundation, honors Dr. Ida S. Scudder’s legacy by recognizing an individual (or couple) who exemplify her courage, …

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Foundation Hosts Uplifting Humanity-Themed Gala, Shines Light on the Selfless Achievements of CMC Founder, Dr. Ida Scudder

It was an evening highlighted by the presence of CBS Broadcast Journalist, Lesley Stahl, and NPR’s award-winninglegal affairs correspondent, Nina Totenberg. At the Foundation’s 2022 Gala, we paid tribute to …

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Fairfax Financial Holdings, Quess Corp and CMC Vellore Partner to Open 350-Bed Pediatric Specialty Center on CMC’s New Ranipet Campus

On Friday, May 6, 2022, Fairfax Financial Holdings, along with its business services provider Quess Corp, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, to …

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President’s Year-in-Review

The Foundation and CMC have once again been selected by USAID as an American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) grant recipient, a federally funded program that supports infrastructure and capital improvement initiatives. The FY2020 ASHA Grant will support the use of robotics and Artificial Intelligence to help improve physical rehabilitation for people with disabilities.

“Rekindle: Sisterships in Mission” Event Held in Partnership with RCA

On Thursday, Dec. 9th the Women’s Transformation and Leadership ministry from the Reformed Church in America (RCA) in collaboration with the Vellore Christian Medical College (CMC) Foundation held a virtual celebration entitled “Rekindle: Sisterships in Mission”. The RCA Women’s Leadership group including Reverend Liz Testa, Coordinator for Women’s Transformation and Leadership, helped to design and host this global mission event for hope. The evening’s program highlighted the season of Advent, Dr. Ida Scudder’s 151st birthday, and CMC’s endeavor to construct a maternity hospital in the Jawadhi Hills region of south India.

Foundation Board Member, Dr. Madelon Finkel Receives Independent Publisher Book Award

The Foundation and CMC have once again been selected by USAID as an American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) grant recipient, a federally funded program that supports infrastructure and capital improvement initiatives. The FY2020 ASHA Grant will support the use of robotics and Artificial Intelligence to help improve physical rehabilitation for people with disabilities.

CMC Receives Third Consecutive USAID-ASHA Award to Support Advanced Physical Rehab Robotics Technology

The Foundation and CMC have once again been selected by USAID as an American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) grant recipient, a federally funded program that supports infrastructure and capital improvement initiatives. The FY2020 ASHA Grant will support the use of robotics and Artificial Intelligence to help improve physical rehabilitation for people with disabilities.

60 Years Later, CMC’s PM&R and New York’s Rusk Rehabilitation Institute Reunite

After nearly sixty years, CMC has academically realigned its Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Institute with the internally acclaimed Rusk Rehabilitation Institute of New York City. A relationship that was launched on September 1st brings back memories of the days when Dr. Mary Verghese, who worked under the tutelage of Dr. Howard Rusk in New York for 18 months, returned to Vellore to introduce rehabilitative medicine to India for the first time.