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The Piper Global Health Fund is named in honor of Dauphinot Derek Piper, a 1999 graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine and a 1991 Tulane University graduate. While at Tulane School of Medicine, Derek discovered his passion for international medical relief work. His experience at Tulane created a lifetime of selfless devotion to caring for those in need throughout the world. When Derek tragically passed away in 2006, his family and friends created the Piper Global Health Fund to give future generations of Tulane residents the opportunity to explore their own passion for global health.
The Piper Global Health Fund provides support for the Resident Initiative in Global Health Training (RIGHT) program. These funds are utilized to allow residents to participate in away electives that will greatly impact their careers without undue cost burden to them or the partner organizations.