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Osteopathic school gets record gift from BrickStreet

LEWISBURG, W.Va. — Just two years after contributing $600,000 in scholarship funds to the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, The BrickStreet Foundation has upped the ante, endowing scholarships to the tune of an additional $900,000, the largest single gift in WVSOM’s 43-year history.

The announcement of the foundation’s substantial gift was made during a special ceremony preceding WVSOM’s scholarship luncheon Thursday in the Roland Sharp Alumni Center on the Lewisburg campus.

 “I am thrilled to have BrickStreet make such a profound commitment to WVSOM students through this scholarship endowment,” said a beaming Dr. Michael Adelman, president of the medical school.

“The BrickStreet Foundation should also be credited for their keen awareness of the ramifications that extraordinary debt can place on physicians as they select their future paths…

 

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