“As a young student, I benefited personally from the Foundationís support of medical education programs. Today, I take my role as an educator just as seriously as my work as a physician.”

Dr. Luis JŠuregui, PAHEF Trustee; Associate Director of Education for Internal Medicine & Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio


To achieve the highest possible level of health for all, to reduce the health disparities among and within the countries of the western hemisphere, and to promote philanthropy as a core social value.


The Foundation is an independent philanthropic organization working to combat disease, lengthen life, improve health care services, foster health research, and enhance the capacities of health care workers in the Americas through grant-making and direct program implementation. The Foundation works to promote philanthropy as a core social value, and shares the Pan American Health Organization's vision of health for all.