Make a Donation to Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care Programs
Philanthropy supports several Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care programs that provide care and comfort to patients and their families, supports innovative cardiovascular research, and helps train surgical leaders in cardiovascular and cardiothoracic procedures.
Make a Gift to Heart and Vascular Care
Your support is critical to our efforts. When you donate, you can choose to have your gift used where it is needed most, or designate your gift for one of the following:
Cardiothoracic Surgery Development Fund
The cardiothoracic (heart and lung) transplant program is the only program in the nation recognized by the U.W. Department of Health and Human Services for high performance and best practice in all key aspects of organ procurement, transplant and hospital care.
Preventive Cardiology Program Fund
UW Hospital's Preventive Cardiology Program was one of the first in the nation and remains among the most progressive and active in the country. Gifts support clinical cardiac rehab services; state, regional and national educational activities; and innovative research that is rapidly translated into everyday practice.
Rowe Cardiovascular Training Fund
Established in honor of Dr. George G. Rowe. His 50-year legacy with the UW Medical School included helping develop cardiac catheterization as a diagnostic tool, establishing the first cath lab in Wisconsin, treating thousands of patients and inspiring countless medical students.