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Your gift will help the Department of Surgery meet its goals in treatment, research and education. Our physicians provide state-of-the-art surgical care for adult and pediatric patients across the state and conduct innovative research that strives to understand and treat a variety of conditions and life-threatening illnesses. We consider our supporters our partners in this work.

Make your gift online

Gifts can be made online at the following link to the Department of Surgery Development Fund. Your generous contribution toward this fund provides vital fiscal support for advancing new surgical research priorities and initiatives within the University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery and across its seven divisions. Donors can direct their contributions to individual surgeons, areas of research, or in memory or honor of an individual.

Make your gift by mail

To mail a gift, please print the gift form, complete and mail it with your check made payable to the University of Wisconsin Foundation to:

UW Foundation
Attn: Michelle Oster
1848 University Ave
Madison, WI 53726-4090

Named chairs and professorships

Named chairs and professorships help us attract and retain the very highest quality scholars. The income from these funds allow our faculty to pursue new research ideas and strengthen clinical programs.

View our current named chairs and professorships

More information

If you have any questions about making a financial contribution, a planned gift or establishing a named fund for the Department of Surgery, please contact:


Michelle Oster 
Director of Development 
(608) 265-9144
michelle.oster@supportuw.org