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Families Assisting Medical Students (FAMS)

FAMS (Families Assisting Medical Students) provides support for medical students in the MU School of Medicine. The group and its leaders, who are volunteers representing each medical school class, serve as a liaison between students, families, faculty, administration, and alumni. FAMS is funded solely through family donations.

For a suggested donation of $100, you can be added to the FAMS network and help support the following medical student activities:

  • M1 Orientation Picnic
  • M1 and M2 Exam Meals and Refreshments
  • M3 refreshments/snacks during the week of the PCC-OSCE (Patient-Centered Care Objective Structured Exam)
  • M4 Graduation assistance
  • Financial support of MUlation (Physician/Student mentoring event)

*Please share with us which class you are supporting, in the text box.
(Example: Class of 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027)

Barry and Sandy HendersonBeth Stohr and Charlie BrennanBill and Kimberly Carter
Bob and Misty JonesCharles HeckertClinton and Angela Lewis
Denise Kung and David MurphyDr Nandeesh RangaswamyDr. Jason and Dr. Kristen Wagner
Eugene ChoJason and Stephanie DanielsJeff and Deb Hensley
Jeff and Heidi ColenchJianxin GuoJohn and Sheryl Vaclavek
Kathy and Jim SherbyLaura and Chris RiceMark Lee and Carla Gravino-Lee
Mike and Lynette PierceMr and Mrs David HymanMudd Family
Phil Lynne RainsPrashant KondapaneniRussell and Kathleen Coolman
Sam and Daisy VargheseSteve and Jorie O'MalleySuzanne Taggart
Thomas and Karen Baranski