• The 47th Annual Salem Distance Run has a new look and a new date, LABOR DAY, Monday, September 6, 2021. We will return to Salem Red Sox Stadium for a 10K, 5K, and 1-MILE KIDS RUN.  Click here for more information.

  • Get ready for a Book & Author Event that is DYNAMIC, LIVE, and ONLINE, Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 7:00 PM EST. Check out this year’s authors and ticket information at BookandAuthorDinner.com

  • The 2021 Swing for Scholarships Golf Tournament was a huge success! Thanks to FocusOne Integrated Financial Planning for their generous sponsorship! In addition to all of our other tournament contributors, their gift led to our most successful tournament to date. See tournament highlights here.

  • 2020 Newsletter


About Health Focus


Health Focus of Southwest Virginia, established in 1964, is a health-centered foundation focused on providing:

  • Health Career Scholarships

  • Medical Education Programs

  • A Medical Artifact Repository


We rely on the generosity of donors and volunteers to accomplish our mission.  Please consider donating now.

Health Career Scholarships


At Health Focus of Southwest Virginia, we believe that education costs should not keep you from your dream of becoming a doctor, nurse, dental hygienist, or any health career in between.  Congratulations to the 2021-2022 academic year recipients!

For more information, visit our scholarship page.

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"To encourage, support, and promote healthcare education in the Blue Ridge Region."