What is IMSF?

The Iowa Medical Society Foundation (IMSF) is the giving arm of IMS, the largest physician membership organization in Iowa representing more than 6,000 medical students, residents, and physicians. IMSF is a voluntary organization that uses personal donations from physicians and friends of medicine to inspire, facilitate, and expand the educational and philanthropic endeavors of the Iowa Medical Society.

Why contribute?

IMSF supports physician initiatives promoting professionalism and leadership, including the development of medical students in Iowa. IMSF also supports public health initiatives and the philanthropic efforts of Iowa physicians and IMS.

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The foundation provides scholarships to Iowa students attending medical school at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. The Foundation purchases the white coats worn by these students and helps fund Global Health Studies Clinic Experiences.

In efforts to provide professional development to Iowa physicians and patients, IMSF helps in sponsoring the IMS CANDOR conference and workshops. In addition, IMSF helps to support Provider Burnout and Professional Resiliency conferences and educational sessions. 

Your contributions are needed to continue to make a lasting impact in Iowa and globally. Click the button below to make a tax-deductible donation.


The Iowa Medical Society Foundation is an IRS-designated 501(c)3 organization. Your contribution is tax deductible.

The Iowa Medical  Society is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 515 E Locust St. Ste. 400 50309

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