Philanthropic Societies


An important part of our College of Medicine’s success comes from the leadership and commitment of our generous supporters. Our tradition of excellence in medical education, research and patient care relies on philanthropy, at all levels of giving, to maintain its outstanding quality. We want to say thank you!



To honor our donors, we have created philanthropic societies that recognize annual contributions, lifetime contributions, and gifts established through an estate plan.


Annual Giving

Our Annual Giving Societies honor our generous alumni for gifts made to the College of Medicine each year.


Weiskotten Society
$25,000 and above
Elizabeth Blackwell Society
$10,000 to 24,999
Jacobsen Society
$5,000 to 9,999
Platinum Society
$2,500 to 4,999
Gold Society
$1,000 to 2,499
Silver Society
$500 to 999
Century Society
$100 to 499


Lifetime Giving

Our Loyalty Society honors those who have contributed $15,000 or more in lifetime gifts and those who have 15 or more years of consecutive giving.


Planned Giving

Our Legacy Society recognizes those who have provided for a gift to the College of Medicine in their estate plans. This society allows us to give these donors the recognition they deserve during their lifetime. Click here for more information.



To inquire about opportunities for giving, please contact:
Upstate Medical Alumni Foundation
750 East Adams Street
Setnor Academic Bldg. Ste. 1510
Syracuse, NY 13210
Telephone: (315) 464-4361
Fax: (315) 464-4360
E-mail: medalum@upstate.edu