Who better to describe to prospective donors the science of medicine and its world-changing potential than those who serve patients directly? More now than ever, donors are inspired by brilliant research scientists, physicians, nurses, and many others who revolutionize exciting therapies and modalities of care. And in a world impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a spotlight now shines on the roles of these life-saving and life-changing caregivers.
Now is the time to consider adding a Medical Director of Development to your philanthropic program. But where do you start? This talk will share with you how and why adding this position would make a significant difference in your major gift fundraising, the areas in which this role would be most applicable and helpful, the reporting and communication structure most supportive of this position, and the traits that would define a successful tenure -- and raise the most transformational gifts.