Woman Donates $1B to Einstein Medical School in New York

The widow of a Wall Street financier has donated $1 billion to a Bronx, New York, medical school, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, which will cover tuition for all students going forward.

Dr. Ruth Gottesman, 93, is a former professor at Einstein, where she studied learning disabilities, developed a screening test, and ran literacy programs, The New York Times reported.

Her $1 billion donation is one of the largest charitable donations to an educational institution in the United States and most likely the largest to a medical school, the newspaper reported.

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