Academy of Medical Science of Maricopa County

Founded in 1966, the Academy of Medical Science of Maricopa County is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Its mission is to operate exclusively for charitable, scientific or educational purposes. The Academy achieved the Guidestar Gold Seal of Transparency for 2021.


What the Academy Supports


We focus on training the current and future generations of physicians. We provide virtual and in-person continuing medical education. We coordinate an essay contest for medical students throughout Maricopa County, Arizona. We also support local organizations working in the community to provide care for underserved populations.

Supporting the Academy

Donate through Network for Good, the nation's largest online charitable giving platform.


Write a check. Make a check payable to Academy of Medical Science of Maricopa County, 326 East Coronado Road, Suite 101, Phoenix, Arizona 85004.

Shop online using Amazon Smile and the Academy will receive 0.5% of eligible purchases.


Disclaimer: The organization reserves the right to use money as it sees fit. Any funds received over and above the budget of the solicited purpose will be put into the general fund for operating expenses.


Donor Feedback

Harold E. Gries, M.D., supports the Academy because the organization helped him in 1969. He chose to "pay it forward" and support the next generation of physicians.

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Planned Giving


Continue your legacy to medicine. Help us to train the next generation of physicians. Support programs which benefit the community of Maricopa County. Please consider including the Academy of Medical Science of Maricopa County in your estate planning.


Contact John McElligott for guidance.

Academy Bona Fides

Federal Employee Identification Number is 86-6054251

Arizona Corporation Commission File Number is 0067792-0