Ultimate Medical Academy Supports Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital 103.5 FM Cares for Kids Radiothon for Fifth Year in a Row
TAMPA, Fla., December 11, 2017— For the fifth consecutive year, Ultimate Medical Academy participated in the 103.5 FM Cares for Kids Radiothon to benefit Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. Ultimate Medical Academy employees staffed the phone banks and will donate toys to the annual “Wonderland” shop at the hospital. The Tampa-Bay accredited nonprofit educational institution also proudly donated $5,000 to help kids and their families being treated at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.
The two-day Radiothon took place Dec. 7 – 8 and featured children and families from all around the Tampa Bay area who shared their stories about the role Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital has played in their lives. In all, the event raised $406,488, surpassing last year’s total of $383,312, to fund treatment, research, education, and advocacy initiatives throughout Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and its eight outpatient centers in Florida.
“We are honored to be able to continue supporting the Radiothon and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital,” Ultimate Medical Academy Vice President of Marketing Rustam Irani said. “As an institution dedicated to transforming the lives of our students, we love participating in events like this, where we can make a positive impact on the lives of children and their families.”
To date, Ultimate Medical Academy has donated more than $70,000 to support Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.
“We’re thrilled Ultimate Medical Academy partnered with us at our 10th Annual US 103.5 FM Cares for Kids Radiothon,” said Stephanie Hall, director of Corporate Engagement at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. “Thanks to generous organizations like Ultimate Medical Academy, donations raised through our Radiothon will be used where needed most, as well as help us continue our research to cure and prevent childhood disease and train the next generation of pediatric experts.”
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital provides expert pediatric care for infants, children, and teens with some of the most challenging medical problems in the world.
Ultimate Medical Academy’s involvement with Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is one of the many service projects and outreach initiatives the institution participates in each year. For more details about Ultimate Medical Academy’s involvement in the community, visit ultimatemedical.edu/about/community-outreach.
ABOUT ULTIMATE MEDICAL ACADEMY
Ultimate Medical Academy is a nonprofit healthcare educational institution with a national presence. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida and founded in 1994, the school has more than 55,000 alumni and offers content-rich, interactive online courses to more than 14,000 students as well as hands-on training to hundreds of students. UMA students have access to academic advising, one-on-one tutoring, resume and interview coaching, job search assistance, technical support, and more. Additionally, UMA has three centers for Continuing Medical Education (CME) that provide ongoing training and professional development opportunities to medical practitioners nationwide. Each CME is individually accredited. UMA is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The continuing medical education programs are not included within the institution’s grant of accreditation from ABHES.