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Providing Philanthropic Support to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine is an integral part of the University of Florida College of Medicine, one of the top-ranked medical colleges in the nation. The UF College of Medicine strives to improve health care in Florida, our nation and the world through excellence and consistently superior leadership in education, clinical care, discovery and service. 

Faculty and researchers in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine bring surgical precision, skillful rehabilitation, and highly-specialized training and conditioning to the people they care for each and every day. Our patients come from all walks of life and abilities, ranging from everyday exercise enthusiasts to high school athletic teams to the Florida Gators. The legacies of these academic and medical professionals also extend to the inspired education and exceptional hands-on training they have provided to hundreds of medical students, residents and fellows, as well as the discoveries fostered in laboratories that result in promising new therapies or treatments for a range of orthopaedic diseases or injuries.

How Can You Help?

Philanthropic support provided by grateful patients and department alumni and friends provides the additional resources needed to go beyond the ordinary and achieve a margin of excellence in every area of our work. Whether it is support for our academic leaders, gifts that propel critical research forward, or funding for promising young physicians, philanthropic support for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine makes a significant impact on the future of health care.

There are many ways to help us achieve excellence in our missions of patient care, education, and research. To learn more about a few of our areas of need, please click on the links below:

Ways to Provide Philanthropic Support

Tax-deductible contributions can be made via credit card, check, transfers of stock, real estate, or planned gifts such as wills, trusts and annuities. For more information on philanthropic opportunities within the UF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, please contact:

Lacie S. KlannLacie S. Klann
Director of Development

Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine
Phone: 352-273-8709
E-mail: lklann@ufl.edu