Medisend College Receives a $60k Grant from Hillcrest Foundation

The grant is in support of the General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program – Associate of Applied Science in Biomedical Engineering Technology.

The Hillcrest Foundation has awarded a $60k grant to Medisend College to help provide professional training and job placement for veterans in the General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program.

“We are proud to partner with the General Myers Veterans Program at Medisend College to help advance secure financial futures for veterans and their families,” says Debra Goldstein Phares, SVP, Philanthropic Client Director at Bank of America Private Bank, on behalf of the Hillcrest Foundation.

Medisend College, under the General Myers Veterans Program, provides veterans the education and training necessary to become professional field engineers and biomedical technicians in an increasingly demanding healthcare industry. The Program has a proven track record of assisting veterans to successfully return to civilian life and providing a rapid pathway to well-paying jobs and lifelong careers with healthcare industry leaders such as Siemens, GE Healthcare, Henry Schein Dental, and Beckman Coulter.

“It is through the generosity and commitment of donors such as Hillcrest Foundation that the Richard B. Myers Veterans Program at Medisend College is able to help veterans enter the civilian workforce as well-trained, well-paid professionals,” says General Myers, Chairman, Board of Trustees of Medisend College, “We take pride knowing that the Program benefits veterans and their families, the healthcare institutions where they work, and the patients that they serve.”