Support the School of Medicine

The School of Medicine is grateful for your commitment to our growth and development and seeks your continued support.

The School's mission is to provide excellence in medical education, research and scholarship with the aim of graduating doctors to serve in areas of unmet need, specifically in the country’s vast remote and rural areas.

The School of Medicine in Sydney and Fremantle have achieved great success. This has been made possible with the support and encouragement from our community. Contributions from our donors, alumni, health partners, physicians and friends has been immeasurable. From physicians inviting students into their practices, patients allowing students to observe and donors providing generous and much needed scholarship and research funding and support we could not be more grateful.

To discuss endowing funds, please contact the Advancement Unit at


  • Medical Students’ Assistance Fund

    The School of Medicine, Fremantle has established the Medical Students’ Assistance Fund to provide immediate and vital financial assistance to students who are experiencing unexpected hardship.

    We are seeking support from our community.



  • The Churack Chair of Chronic Pain

    In 2013, The University of Notre Dame Australia launched a new initiative which aims to reduce the impact of chronic pain in our community through research and the education of medical students in the area of chronic pain management.


    Support The Churack Chair of Chronic Pain

  • The Amanda McBride Memorial Fund

    Associate Professor Amanda McBride was one of the founding academics of the School of Medicine, Sydney. Amanda’s commitment to students and passion for clinical medicine helped shape the medical program.

    As a tribute to Amanda’s life and work, the Amanda McBride Memorial Fund supports medical students in the fields of general practice, primary health care, preventative medicine and primary care policy. Gifts to this fund provide much needed support to students and further the School’s strong focus on developing clinically excellent, caring and ethical doctors.


    Support The Amanda McBride Memorial Fund

  • The Joshua Scott Paul Benevolent Fund

    The Joshua Scott Paul Benevolent Fund helps to alleviate financial burden for School of Medicine, Sydney students and their families who are in crisis or who may be experiencing unexpected hardship. Your gifts can make an immediate impact on their university experience, and represent a belief in, and commitment to, their future.


    Support The Joshua Scott Paul Benevolent Fund

  • The Chair in Palliative Medicine Research

    We invite you to make a gift towards the endowment of this Chair of Palliative Medicine Research, which establishes the University’s commitment to this vital field of clinical practice. societies across the world have been exploring alternative modes of dying.

    Notre Dame seeks to sustain an outstanding research program in end-of-life care that grapples with the challenges of suffering. Your support for research in palliative and supportive care will enhance clinical care that is one day needed by every family. Help us to ensure that this is done  competently, ethically, compassionately, and with excellence in its patient and family-centredeness.


    Support The Chair in Palliative Medicine Research