Make a Gift
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is grateful to all of you who have contributed to our research, clinical and educational programs. Every gift matters.
Any amount you contribute helps us fulfill our mission of educating doctors, expanding through research our understanding of the brain and behavior and providing unparalleled clinical patient care. Thank you for your generosity.
Department of Psychiatry Greatest Needs Fund
Targeting the Department of Psychiatry's greatest needs, this fund provides unrestricted support to the department in areas such as cutting-edge equipment, recruitment of high-quality faculty and necessary infrastructure.
Department of Psychiatry Residency Support Fund
This fund supports medical resident education and other expenses related to the department's residency programs in psychiatry, internal medicine/psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry.
Paul Laybourne Symposium Fund
The Paul Laybourne Symposium on Child Psychiatry annually offers evidence-based updates on important topics in child psychiatry and psychology. Gifts to this fund support the decades-long tradition of the event, which is led by the department's Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Child Psychiatry Fund
Gifts to this fund will assist with departmental development of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Prader-Willi Syndrome Research Fund
Prader-Willi Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that results in multiple physical, mental and behavioral issues. Contributions to this fund will support the research program under the direction of Merlin Butler, M.D., a leading national expert on the disease.
You can honor a loved one by donating to the department in remembrance of them.
Contributions are accepted online or by check made out to KU Endowment and mailed to:
KU Endowment Association
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, Kansas 66160
Please specify on the check that the funds are for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and indicate how you wish the monies to be applied. All donations to the department are 100 percent tax deductible. You will receive an acknowledgment and a receipt for tax purposes with every gift.
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.