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About Us

The Foundation was born from an initiative of Dr. Ramón Tallaj to contribute to the educational opportunities, vision and dreams of talented Dominican/Latino students of low socio-economic status, committed to public service leadership and the study of medicine and other healthcare related fields in all corners of the United States and the World.

The Dr. Ramón Tallaj Foundation offers a variety of grants, scholarships and awards for students who have academic distinction. The Foundation is an entity who acts in a free, responsible, autonomous way; guided by ethical principles and respect for human dignity.

Our Mission

Inspired by the spirit of our Founder, Dr. Ramón Tallaj and his social vision of the medical profession; our mission is to work with talented young people of low socio-economic status to help train physicians, general surgeons and professionals in healthcare related fields.

Core Values

We are committed to the future!


a greater number of highly qualified Dominican/ Latino students to apply to medical schools.


to provide the support that will make possible the dreams of talented Dominican/Latino students.


outstanding young individuals of low socio-economic status in their dream to obtain a higher education in healthcare related fields.


the financial support offered by institutions (public or private) to carry out post graduate studies in healthcare disciplines.


family, friends and collaborators of the Foundation to challenge students to enhance their academic success.