Good Samaritan Hospital recognizes that knowledgeable, well-trained employees provide better care and service. For that reason, the GSH Foundation manages 20 scholarship funds for use by hospital employees.
Each year, the foundation distributes roughly $32,000 in education funds.
In addition to the general Scholarships and Training fund, you may also elect to designate your gifts to one of the following memorial scholarships:
Dale Cornett Memorial Scholarship
Dale Cornett was enthusiastic, intuitive, loyal and selfless. He was a husband, mentor, father, nurse, life-long learner and a friend to everyone he met.
This scholarship was founded in his memory by the Nephrology Associates of Dayton, Inc. and Renal Physicians, Inc.
- Each scholarship is $1,000 and two will be awarded.
- There is no restriction on the degree the student is pursuing.
Douglas P. Longenecker, MD, Scholarship
Dr. Longenecker was the founding President/CEO of Samaritan Family Care, Inc. from 1990 – 1995 and former Chairman of the Board for Samaritan Family Care, Inc. He was also on the Good Samaritan Hospital and Health Center Board from 1986-1987. Dr. Longenecker had a large passion for giving quality care to his patients. In the winter of 1987, he was quoted in the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation’s annual report saying, “I believe patients perceive the physician’s role as two-fold…to provide care, and to serve as a confidant and friend.” He was the perfect example of both of these things.
The Douglas P. Longenecker, MD, Scholarship is awarded to a Good Samaritan Hospital employee pursuing a degree in any field from an accredited institution of higher learning.
Walter A. Reiling, Jr. MD, Scholarship
Dr. Reiling was born at Good Samaritan Hospital and worked here as a lab tech from 1957 – 1961, during his time as a student at University of Dayton. A 1965 graduate of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Reiling has been on staff as a surgeon at Good Sam from 1970 to the present. He has been a faculty member at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine since the medical school’s inception in 1973. Dr. Reiling served as a member of the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Board from 2009-2013, and as the Chair from 2011-2013. He was also Chief of Staff of Good Samaritan Hospital from 1983-1984.
The Walter A. Reiling, Jr. MD, Scholarship, is awarded to a Good Samaritan Hospital employee enrolled in a degree program in any field from an accredited institution of higher learning.
Scholarship funds are used for a variety of purposes, including:
Enabling nurses to continue their studies for bachelor or advanced degrees
Allowing any GSH employee to pursue education in a field of their choice
Paying registration fees for professional conferences
If you would like to contribute to a scholarship fund or create a new scholarship, please contact Jan Hillman, President of the GSH Foundation to discuss your wishes at 734-4483 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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