Going to med schools these days is a major financial commitment. In 2012, more than a third of med students graduated with more than $150,000 in debt - and this is only med school debt, mind you. Entertainment mogul David Geffen is hoping to do something about it — and he's starting by financing the educations of hundreds of students.
Among the problems facing the U.S. heath care industry: there are too few doctors to meet the demand for health services. And in Texas, the doctor shortage is especially bad. To help address this problem, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has granted some $50 million to create a medical school.