Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children

An Affiliation of the Graduate Student Association(GSA)of Stratford


FIMRC is a 501(c) 3, non-profit organization dedicated to improving pediatric and maternal health in the developing world through the implementation of innovative and self-sustainable health improvement programs. Through its network of outpatient clinics and partnerships, FIMRC asserts a multidimensional strategy that includes clinical services, extensive community outreach efforts and health education programs.

Executive Board


Rupa Karmakar


Vallerey Antenor


Tharani Theivakumar

Medical Relief Trip Coordinator

Diana Vargas

Community Outreach Coordinator

Ashley Pollard

Fundraising Coordinator

Millie Shah

Public Relations Coordinator

Vrunda Dalal

GSBS Representative

Oleksandra Petryna

GSBS Representative

Rebecca Itskevich

SOM Representative

Robert Nugent

FIMRC is a self-sustainable organization with project related funding provided from business operations – the Global Health Volunteer Program engages approximately 700 individuals annually who volunteer their time abroad and make a contribution in exchange for the experience FIMRC provides. Over 90% of FIMRC’s revenue is derived from our volunteer program. FIMRC was founded in 2002, is incorporated in Washington, DC and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. The FIMRC team includes over 3,000 dedicated staff and volunteers worldwide who provide the leadership and support necessary to achieve our mission of improving access to health care for children in underserved communities.


A world in which all children have an equal opportunity to benefit from modern medicine.


To provide access to medical care for the millions of underprivileged and medically underserved children around the world.

Fall 2013 List of Events

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