The Dr. Catherine Willis Educational Foundation

The Dr. Catherine Willis Educational Foundation

The Dr. Catherine Willis Educational Foundation’s mission is to fund a library and educate the Residents in the Department of Family Medicine at the Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital. This is a charitable foundation and ALL money is tax deductible and will go only for educational purposes. All expenses to run these funds will be paid for by myself and not by any donations. Cathy loved teaching residents and promoting the creation of fine doctors. I hope you can find it in your heart to spread the word and donate if you so desire.

Any donations can be sent to either:

The Dr. Catherine Willis Educational Foundation

The Miami Foundation, Inc.
200 South Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 505
Miami, Florida 33131


The Dr. Catherine Willis Educational Foundation

12251 SW 69th Court
Pinecrest, Florida 33156

*Any checks should be made out to:
The Dr. Catherine Willis Educational Foundation*

We all miss Cathy and it is my hope that we can keep her spirit alive through this Foundation.
Thank you all so very much for your support, words of wisdom and kindness.
George Willis, MD

In the News

The Miami Herald

Posted on Thu, Nov. 25, 2010

Dedicated M.D. often worked 28 days in row

Having both lost siblings — and seen young people die as they trained during the early days of the AIDS epidemic — Drs. Cathy and George Willis pledged to experience as much of the world as possible while they could.

So for years they kept a grueling schedule at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine: 28 days straight on the job at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

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University of Miami School of Medicine Article, 11.19.10

Longtime UM/Jackson Physician Passes Away

A physician who spent more than three decades on the UM/Jackson medical campus, dating back to her days as a Miller School medical student, has died at the age of 56. Catherine Willis, M.D., passed away Tuesday, November 16, after a brief illness.

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