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All tax-deductible donations to the UC San Diego Department of Orthopaedic Surgery support the education and training of new surgeons as well as innovative research initiatives. Your generous gift contributes to advancing the field of orthopedic surgery, leading to new and better treatments for numerous orthopedic injuries and conditions.

Empowering Education, Fostering Innovation

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

UC San Diego is renowned for its dynamic medical education programs. Our top-ranked orthopedic residency, fellowship and extended fellowship training programs offer unique opportunities to engage with groundbreaking orthopedic 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 orthopedic 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. Your gift today can empower physician-scientists to initiate basic research and clinical trials.

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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.

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Supporting Our Greatest Needs

Orthopaedic Academic Enrichment

Unrestricted funds are a vital component of the department’s sustainability in areas as diverse as education, faculty recruitment and retention, innovative research and clinical care. By making a gift today, you can ensure that our department is able to nimbly respond to whatever challenges and opportunities arise.

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Linsey Faniola
Director of Development

Teri McIntyre
Executive 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.