Frequently Asked Questions
I am a 4th year medical student and identify as a BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color) trainee. How do I get added to the MGWL master list?
Please fill out the submission form, provide a link to your Amazon wishlist and/or your Venmo/Cash App information for direct donation. Upon verification of identity as a medical student, your response will stay on the master list.
I am a first-generation medical student but do not identify as a BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color) trainee. Can I be added to the sponsee list and be eligible for the GoFundMe campaigns?
How do I create/share an Amazon wishlist and allow sponsors to ship items to my address?
What items should I add to my Amazon wishlist?
Can you add my Venmo or Cash App accounts to the spreadsheet?
How are sponsees selected for the GoFundMe (GFM) crowdfunding campaigns?
I am a PGY1 resident and will be moving on to a PGY2. Am I eligible for the public Amazon Wishlist and the GoFundMe campaigns?
I have received multiple items off my wishlist and want to be removed in order to make sure that my colleagues also receive items. What should I do?
I have a fellow trainee who has misrepresented themselves on the sponsee list or on Twitter. How are these issues handled?
What if my identity cannot be verified online? What should I send for verifying my eligibility?
I am an International Medical Graduate (IMG) in a country that Amazon does not ship to. Am I still able to participate?
Yes, you are! However, you will be limited to cash payments via Venmo, Cashapp, Zelle, etc. We apologize for the inconvenience. You are welcome to utilize other registry sites available in your region.
I am a graduating 4th year medical student who did not participate in the Match or did not Match into any program this year? Am I still eligible to participate?
Are you a 501(c)(3) designated non-profit?
Are my donations tax-deductible?
How is sponsee eligibility confirmed in order to ensure matriculation through a school/college of Medicine and/or a training program?
How can I donate to a general fund for MedGradWishList?
I noticed a trainee has misrepresented themselves on the public sponsee list or on Twitter. How are these issues handled?
Why have I not heard from the trainee I have gifted?
We would like to acknowledge #PharmGradWishlist's efforts in synthesizing and developing a 'Frequently Asked Questions' section that we based our own on. We are mutual aid movements with the same mission in our respective fields and we thank them for their work in preparing underrepresented clinical pharmacy graduates in order to diversify our interdisciplinary healthcare workforce. Please find their FAQ, here.