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Our mission is bold. We strive to improve health and relieve suffering through world-class research and compassionate patient care, while training the next generation of physician leaders. There are many ways you can give to the Department of Medicine. We deeply appreciate your financial support.

How you can give

You may make a one-time gift or set up monthly contributions on this site.

If you are considering a specific gift, please connect with Kathryn Hunter, Director of Development, at: or 919-843-4155.

What You Can Support

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Support pilot studies that prove concepts and generate data for competitive grant applications. Your gift can also support investigators who face temporary gaps in funding, as well as the clinical trial infrastructure needed to develop new therapies.

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Patient Care

By recognizing great patient care, your gift can be a thoughtful way to ensure the resources available to you or your loved one are available to others in the future. You can honor a caregiver as well as  support what is important to you, ensuring the continued research of a specific disease or disorder.


Education and Faculty

Your gift can enable our trainees, scientists and physicians to pursue special initiatives and leadership opportunities. You can also help fund recruitment packages for top faculty candidates, as well as endowed professorships, which honor exceptional faculty achievement.