About Us

Vision Statement
To support medical mission and to help students to become future scientists, physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals with a heart be full of compassion for the poor and needy.
Mission Statement
To support medical mission and training for future healthcare professionals. The mission is achieved by:
  • Collaborating with strategic partners to provide medical services to communities in need.
  • Establishing Seattle Mini Medical School to provide STEM + Medicine curriculum for grades 6-12 students.
  • Collaborating with schools and teachers in delivering mini medical education and mission.
  • Exposing students to the basic medical and clinical skills early on in their education.
  • Providing medical mission opportunities to instill compassion and help students understand the true meaning of medicine and service.
  • Enhancing the skill set of students through curricular and extra-curricular learning opportunities.
About Seattle Mini Medical School
Seattle Mini Medical School (SMMS) is approved by Washington State Board of Education to provide a full grades 6-12 curriculum that focuses on STEM, Medicine, and Medical Mission. SMMS is a blended learning school using both traditional  and online classrooms. Online classrooms allows us to bring doctors, guest lecturers, or experts from anywhere in the world to the classroom using Microsoft Teams and Google Meet. SMMS is designed for students who are serious about pursuing a career in medicine and healthcare.

    About Tu Luong Foundation
    Tan Lam established Tu Luong Medical Mission Foundation (TLF) in honor of his mother and father Tu and Luong, respectively. Tu Luong means from the heart in Vietnamese and “to help or to relief” in Tagalog. TLF's first purpose was establish to provide free medical services to Vietnamese refugees in Southeast Asia

    When the last Vietnamese camp closed, the foundation (501c3) was reincorporated as Tu Luong Foundation in Washington to support education, medical missions, and other nonprofit organizations.


    Please use email for initial contact. Thank you for your understanding and consideration.

    Tan M Lam
    TL Foundation/Mini Medical School
    2116 SW 152nd St Box 974
    Seahurst, WA 98062

    TL Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Charitable gifts made to most nonprofit organizations that are officially recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as having 501(c) (3) status are considered to be tax deductible contributions. Would you please consider make a donation to the Tu Luong Foundation? Please click on Paypal button or scan the QR Code the button below to make a donation through Paypal.  Thank you.