Cleveland Physician John Fortuna Gives Back With Scholarship Fund

CLEVELAND, OH, January 31, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ — The renowned Dr. John Fortuna, an exemplary doctor, community leader, and advocate for compassionate healthcare, proudly announces the launch of the Dr. John Fortuna Scholarship for Medical Students. This one-time $1,000 award, rooted in Dr. Fortuna’s commitment to empathy, integrity, leadership, and patient-centered care, is open for applications from dedicated medical students across the nation.

Scholarship Criteria:
To be eligible for the Dr. John Fortuna Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
1. Currently enrolled in an accredited MD, DO, DC, ND, or OD degree program.
2. Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
3. Demonstrate financial need.
4. Possess strong interpersonal skills and showcase service/leadership experience.
5. Submit a compelling 500-1000 word personal essay addressing the provided essay prompt.

Essay Prompt:
“Describe how you would incorporate empathy, compassion, integrity, and patient-centered care into your future medical practice. Share any personal experiences that have shaped your commitment to understanding the whole patient.”

The essay should highlight specific ways applicants envision leading with warmth, kindness, and humanity as future physicians, supported by real-life examples. The scholarship review committee seeks to identify candidates with an authentic passion for connecting with patients on a human level.

About Dr. John Fortuna:
Born in 1973 in his beloved Cleveland, Dr. John Fortuna has been a stalwart figure in Ohio’s healthcare landscape for over two decades. A graduate of Cleveland State University and Life University College of Chiropractic, he made history in 1999 by legalizing chiropractic care in El Salvador during a medical mission trip.

Dr. John Fortuna’s commitment to compassionate healthcare is evident through his ownership of thriving chiropractic clinics and rehab centers across Northeast Ohio. His expertise in spinal adjustment techniques, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, and treatments for whiplash injuries has positively impacted diverse communities.

As Director of Chiropractic at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland since 2012, Dr. John Fortuna continues to integrate holistic chiropractic care into conventional hospital settings. He serves on the boards of professional chiropractic associations at the state and national levels, Dr. John Fortuna actively contributing to the advancement of his field.

Application Details:
• Deadline: September 15, 2024
• Winner Announcement: October 15, 2024

Prospective applicants are invited to visit the official scholarship website for comprehensive information and the application process.

The Dr. John Fortuna Scholarship for Medical Students is a testament to Dr. Fortuna’s dedication to nurturing future healers and physicians. This esteemed scholarship reflects the values he has embodied throughout his distinguished career, emphasizing empathy, integrity, leadership, and patient-centered care.

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