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Give to UC San Diego Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Gifts to the UC San Diego Department of Orthopaedic Surgery support the education and training of new surgeons as well as innovative research into better treatments for orthopaedic conditions. You can help support vital education and research initiatives through your tax-deductible gift.

Empowering Education, Fostering Innovation

Dr. Wayne and June Akeson Visiting Professorship and Orthopaedic Education Endowment

UC San Diego is renowned for providing a dynamic medical education. Our top-ranked orthopaedic residency, fellowship and extended fellowship training programs offer unique opportunities to engage with groundbreaking orthopaedic surgery research in a number of fields. Investing in residency and fellowship programs enables the department to continue providing outstanding educational and training opportunities for aspiring orthopaedic surgeons.

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Advancing Research and Extraordinary Science

Orthopaedic Discovery Fund

UC San Diego Health unites innovative minds and state-of-the-art infrastructure to push the boundaries of medical science. We strive to speed clinical trials from potential therapies to proven treatments. Investing in concept-proving science is what makes cures possible. You can empower physician-scientists to conduct basic research and initiate clinical trials through your giving.

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Alumni: Our Past and Future

Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Alumni Fund

Alumni gifts are an impactful way of showing gratitude for the training received at UC San Diego while supporting current residents who are taking part in some of the most formative years of their education. You can support the education of our residents by helping the university bring leading experts in orthopedic surgery from around the world to UC San Diego by making a gift today.

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Supporting Our Greatest Needs

Orthopaedic Academic Enrichment

Unrestricted funds are a vital component of the department’s sustainability. Your gift in support of our greatest needs supports areas as diverse as education, faculty recruitment, retention, innovative research, and clinical care. You can ensure that the department is able to nimbly respond to whatever challenges and opportunities arise by supporting this important fund.

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Nicholas Knote-Macias
Associate Director of Development

The UC San Diego Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization designated by the Internal Revenue Service. Our Federal Tax ID number is 95-287-2494.