Giving

U-M Int Med Chair, Dr. John M. Carethers
John M. Carethers, MD
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

To find out more about the ways you can give, please contact our development team listed at the bottom of this page. Or, you can make your gift online to support one of our subspecialty areas, our Department's Residency Program, or our general Department fund - all listed below. Philanthropic donations help us propel medicine forward — for our patients and for people around the world. The generosity of our friends, alumni, and patients and their families has enabled us to initiate new research projects and attract top-notch physicians and scientists. Whether you give $100 or $1 million, your investment will make a difference. Together, we can continue to foster scientific breakthroughs and discoveries.  

You can make a difference in the progress we are able to achieve. Your gift will help ensure continued excellence, innovation and quality care in Internal Medicine.

With much appreciation,

John M. Carethers, MD
John G. Searle Professor and
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
 

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Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Allergy Immunology Research Fund

Your gift will support research in the Division of Allergy & Clinical Immunology. The division studies everything from immunotherapy to better methods of asthma management, and research is translated into better care for patients.  

Allergy Division Patient Care Gift Fund

Your gift will provide support for patient-care related activities not otherwise funded.

Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular Center Philanthropic Support Fund 

Your gift will support the innovation, collaboration, expertise and integrity that guides the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Preventive Cardiology Gift Account 

Your gift will support cardiovascular disease research.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Esophageal Research Fund

Help support pilot studies, led by Dr. Joel Rubenstein, in esophageal diseases such as achalasia, Barrett’s esophagus, eosinophilic esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux and swallowing disorders. Results are leveraged to apply for large federal grants.

Terry M. Logan, RN, Gastroenterology Nurse Education Fund

In honor of Terry’s memory, the Division of Gastroenterology has initiated the Terry M. Logan, RN Gastroenterology Nurse Education Fund. This fund serves to establish within the Division of Gastroenterology a legacy of excellence in nursing care and will provide support for our nurses to attend national conferences and to support visits to the University of Michigan by recognized nursing experts who will share the latest advancements in patient care, clinical research and technology in nursing.

Anna S.F. Lok, MD, Breakthrough Research Fund

Your gift will support hepatology research at the University of Michigan, providing seed funding for pilot studies and supporting research projects conducted by fellows and early-career faculty members as they pursue new discoveries. Your contribution will significantly increase our understanding of all liver diseases, creating knowledge that can continue to lead to effective treatments and cures.

Timothy T. Nostrant, MD, Lectureship

Your gift will support the annual Timothy T. Nostrant Lectureship.  Dr. Nostrant was a dedicated clinician, a respected teacher, a talented leader, and a national expert. He became a faculty member at the University of Michigan in 1979.  His tremendous clinical knowledge and expertise made him the "go-to" person in the Gastroenterology Division.  His legacy in Gastroenterology will continue to improve the field.  

Chung Owyang, MD, Professorship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gastroenterology Division Education and Research Fund 

Your gift will promote education and research activities within the Division of Gastroenterology and the needs of physicians in training.

Gastroenterology Division Patient Care Gift Fund

The Division of Gastroenterology is a leader in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. Your gift supports the highest quality of patient care and the most cutting-edge therapeutics.

Gastroenterology Division Research Fund

Your gift provides researchers the freedom, resources and collaborative environment to produce breakthroughs in understanding the causes of diseases of the GI tract and liver, and to develop new gastroenterolgy treatment therapies for patients.

General Medicine

Division of General Medicine Research Fund

Your gift will support research within the General Medicine Division.

Division of General Medicine Patient Care Gift Fund

Steven E. Gradwohl “Art of Primary Care” Award & Lectureship Endowment Fund

Ronald C. & Nancy V. Bishop Lectureship in Bioethics
Both Ronald C. and Nancy V. Bishop graduated from the U-M Medical School (Class of ’44) and were strongly committed to social justice. This fund helps to bring prominent bioethics speakers to Ann Arbor for the annual Bishop Lecture in their memory.  

Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

For a list of all Geriatric and Palliative Medicine funds, please click on the Give online button below:

Hematology and Oncology

Adult Blood & Marrow Transplantation Gift Fund

Bruce Redman Fund

Your gift will support the research of Bruce G. Redman, DO. His primary research interest is in immunotherapeutic approaches to the treatment of cancer, especially as they apply to melanoma and kidney cancer.

Buckanovich Fund

Cooney Gift Account 

Your gift will support cancer research within the Hematology/Oncology Division. 

Hematology/Oncology Division Patient Care Fund

Kalemkerian - Lung Cancer Research Fund

Dr. Gregory Kalemkerian's knowledge of lung cancer and other malignancies far exceeds others in the field.  Dr. Kalemkerian is the Chair of the Small Cell Lung Cancer Guidelines Panel of the National Cancer Center Network and has been consistently recognized by his peers through selection to Best Doctors in America.   Your gift will support his ongoing research in lung cancer.  

Laurence H. Baker Collegiate Professor in Dev. Therapeutics

Dr. Laurence Baker has been treating sarcoma patients for more than 40 years.  Most recently, he has turned his attention to survivorship issues of patients treated for cure of a sarcoma. In October 2014 he established the first Sarcoma Survivorship Program located in the University of Michigan Cancer Center. The clinic addresses long-term care for sarcoma survivors by preventing or diagnosing and treating chronic illnesses associated with sarcoma survivorship.

Melanoma Research Fund

Merajver Research Fund

Dr. Sofia D. Merajver is an expert in breast cancer genetics with research interests in the molecular genetics of breast cancer, gene function, cancer risk assessment, international breast cancer research, and prevention. Your gift will help to support Dr. Merajver's cutting-edge research.  

Prostate Genetics Research Fund 

Your gift will support research on inherited prostate cancer susceptibility, including a collaboration between Dr. Kathleen Cooney and Human Genetics to study brothers with and without prostate cancer, leading to new genetic and behavioral observations.

Sheldon C. Glass Memorial Research Fund

Infectious Diseases

HIV/Aids Education & Research Fund

Your gift will support research and our understanding of infectious diseases to advance patient care.

Infectious Disease Patient Care Gift Fund

Your gift will support patient related activities.  

Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes 

Roger Grekin Honorary Endowment Fund

Your gift will support academic activities in MEND, including a goal that we hope will ultimately lead to the Grekin Collegiate Professorship in Endocrinology.

Schteingart Honorary Endowment Fund

Your gift will support academic activities in MEND, including the annual Schteingart Lecture in Endocrinology.

Stefan S. Fajans Honorary Endowment Fund

Your gift will support the annual Stefan S. Fajans Lecture in Diabetes.

Endocrine Research and Education Fund

The very best endocrinology fellows train at U-M. The cost of providing outstanding educational experiences and research opportunities continue to increase as typical sources of financial support decrease. Your generous support helps bridge this gap.

John C. Floyd Memorial Fellows Lecture in Endocrinology

This annual lecture makes an important contribution to education by bringing respected physicians/researchers in a range of specialties in the field of endocrinology to share their knowledge with our medical students, fellows, and faculty.

Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes - Diabetes General Gift Fund

This fund provides support for the greatest needs for diabetes, including all areas of the diabetes program. The greatest needs are determined by the leadership of the division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes.

Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes - Diabetes Research Fund

Contributions to this fund will support research in type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and highly related disorders.Allocation of resources from this fund will be determined by the Chief of the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes.

Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes Division Care

This fund supports patient care related activities not otherwise funded.

Ralph Knopf Fellowship Fund

Your gift will support the academic activities of the fellowship program in the division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND), to be utilized at the professional discretion of the MEND Fellowship Director.

Molecular Medicine & Genetics

Molecular Medicine & Genetics Division Patient Care Fund

Your gift will support research in Molecular Medicine & Genetics and our understanding of diseases.

Nephrology

Clinical Innovations and Research in Kidney Disease Fund 

Your gift will support important clinical, translational and basic science research in kidney disease.

Pulmonary and Critical Care

Pulmonary Research Fund

Your gift will support research on promising new discoveries in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine.  This research at the U-M has greatly impacted our understanding of basic lung biology, disease pathogenesis and targeted therapeutics. 

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Division Care 

Your gift will provide support for patient-care related activities not otherwise funded.

Rheumatology

Division of Rheumatology Other Rheumatic Disease 

Your gift will support research at U-M Division of Rheumatology. It is their goal to uncover new scientific knowledge in the battle against disease and provide patient care that is second to none.

 

Amster, Herbert & Carol Lupus Research Fund

Your gift will support research and in Lupus at U-M Division of Rheumatology with the goal to uncover new scientific knowledge in the battle against this disease and provide patient care that is second to none.

 

Scleroderma Research Fund 

Your gift will support research and in scleroderma at U-M Division of Rheumatology with the goal to uncover new scientific knowledge in the battle against this disease and provide patient care that is second to none.

 

 

Department of Internal Medicine Greatest Needs Gift Fund

Gifts are used to support programs and initiatives across Internal Medicine in areas with the greatest need. With your help, we are able to address our priorities and serve our patients and families in an immediate and positive way.

Department of Internal Medicine Residency Program

Internal Medicine Residency Director's Fund

Gifts will support the Internal Medicine Residency Program - creating the future leaders and best in the field of medicine.

 

Internal Medicine Development Team

Please contact a member of our Development Team for help making a gift to the Department of Internal Medicine or to answer any questions you have.

Luke Fleer
Luke Fleer

Luke Fleer
Development Director, Departments, Centers and Institutes
734-763-4971

 
 
 
 
 
 

Lori Hirshman
Lori Hirshman

Lori Hirshman
Associate Director of Development, Departments, Centers and Institutes
734-763-6080
hirshmal@umich.edu
 
 
 
 
 
 

Andrea LaFave
Andrea LaFave

Andrea LaFave
Assistant Director of Development, Departments, Centers and Institutes
734-763-6173
ajlafave@umich.edu
 
 
 
 
 
 

Susan Anthony
Susan Anthony

Susan Anthony
Major Gifts Associate, Departments, Centers and Institutes
734-763-0872
smanthon@umich.edu
 
 
 
 
 
 

Marie Marsnick
Marie Marsnick

Marie Marsnick
Development Assistant, Departments, Centers and Institutes
734-763-5999
marsnick@umich.edu
 
 
 
 
 
 

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