The Foundation's mission is to provide a focus for excellence and
integrity at CMC through participation in and continuing support of
CMC’s drive to maintain excellence. The Foundation does this by:
Honoring Ida Scudder – the person and her work
Encouraging and supporting research activity of the highest
quality driven by honesty and high ethical standards, directional
focus and translational impact
Promoting the professional development of CMC with a focus on the
quality, delivery and safety of health care
The Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation, Inc.
is inspired by the legacy of Dr. Ida S.
Scudder and her response to the healing ministry of