Education Donation Opportunities

Mission Statement for Education: The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology will be a leader among the departments of the College of Medicine and nationally for education in all areas of women’s health, inspiring scholars, trainees, and students through evidence-based learning and with innovative programs while incorporating cultural awareness and humility in all we do.

sameer Abu-Rustum, MD Maternal fetal Medicine education fund

The Sameer Abu-Rustum Education Fund was created in loving memory of Dr. Sameer E. Abu-Rustum. It was established by University of Florida graduates Bruce Schafer, who earned a master of science in civil engineering in 1991, and his wife, Rana Ayoub Schafer, a triple-Gator with a bachelor’s and master’s in computer and information science, as well as a master of education in computer and information science, in 1986, 1988 and 1991. 

Prystowsky visiting professor

This fund helps support a visiting professor to promote understanding of issues in women’s health.nd advocacy for women.

OBGYN Resident Education Fund

This fund supports residents and fellows in their research and education endeavors.

Barbara bourne bennett memorial fund

This fund is an annual award given to a rising 4th year medical student who exemplifies Dr. Bennett’s devotion to teaching in the area of women’s health.