Raymond and Ruth Perelman Give Record $225M to Penn Medical School

May 11, 2011

The New York Times

Raymond and Ruth Perelman have contributed $225 million to Penn’s School of Medicine, the largest single gift ever given to the University and the largest single gift to name a medical school in United States history. In recognition of this unique and wonderfully generous gift, the school will be renamed the Raymond and Ruth University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. This gift will establish a permanent endowment, which will enable Penn to provide significantly more financial aid to medical school students, to recruit more of the world’s most talented physicians and scientists, and to support path-breaking research that will lead to advances in medicine and medical care... Read More