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Thank you for supporting the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Whether you're contributing to our research and education efforts or donating on behalf of loved ones, caregivers or a specific need, we are grateful and humbled by your generosity.

Every gift, regardless of the amount, will help us advance our knowledge and care of spinal cord injuries, brain cancers, traumatic brain injury and diseases of the nervous system.

General Fund

Our greatest need, gifts to this fund provide unrestricted support to the department for state-of-the-art equipment, recruitment of elite faculty, necessary infrastructure, effective patient support activities and critical educational materials.

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Resident Research and Education Fund

We are committed to providing an exceptional training experience to each of our residents. Gifts to this fund will allow us to continue our long tradition of educational excellence.

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Steve Palermo Spinal Cord Injury Fund

The late Steve Palermo, a former Major League Baseball umpire who was paralyzed in a tragic shooting incident in 1991, used his connections in the sports world to raise millions of dollars for spinal cord injury research. Contributions to this fund support basic research in the mechanisms and healing of spinal cord injuries.

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Memorial donations

You can honor a loved one by donating to any of the KU Department of Neurosurgery funds in remembrance of them. Please contact KU Endowment for more information or to receive customized memorial donation cards and business reply envelopes. Contributions are accepted online or by check made out to KUEA-Neurosurgery and mailed to:
KU Endowment Association
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 3012
Kansas City, Kansas 66106

Please specify on the check that the funds are for the neurosurgery department and indicate how you wish the monies to be applied.

All donations to the KU Department of Neurosurgery are 100 percent tax deductible. With every gift, you will receive an acknowledgment and a receipt for tax purposes.

About KU Endowment

The University of Kansas Medical Center partners with KU Endowment for philanthropic support. If you have more questions about ways you can support our department, please visit KU Endowment’s contact page.

If you would like more information on the various ways you can support the University of Kansas or how your philanthropy should be designated in your legal documents, please visit KU Endowment’s Areas of Support page.

Department of Neurosurgery

University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Mailstop 3021
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-0356
Fax: 913-588-6061