To provide educational opportunities including scholarships for students in emerging and economically developing countries.
To give financial support to medical professionals who provide free medical and surgical services and supplies to impoverished patients in emerging and economically developing countries.
To provide continuing medical education without charge to medical and related professionals including but no limited to students, residents, fellows in emerging and economically developing countries on the latest techniques in medicine and surgery and related disciplines including orthotics and prosthetics.
To give in-kind and financial support to medical students and residents from emerging and economically developing countries, to support their studies and residencies at medical schools and affiliated hospitals both in the United States and abroad.
To give economic support to medical field research including but not limited to orthopedic and spinal surgery, both in the United States and abroad.
The EKCREF Foundation is an exempt organization under section 501 (c) (3).