Why give?

Discover satisfying opportunities to support outstanding patient care through the Shadyside Hospital Foundation. Say thanks to your doctor or nurse, honor the memory of a loved one, or celebrate a life milestone with a gift. Support special programs that enhance quality care. Help educate a young doctor or nurse. Honor a loved one’s memory or celebrate a life milestone with a gift of lasting value.

Exceptional Physicians
Exceptional Physicians

“The Foundation helped us provide the nation’s first Urological Comprehensive Care Program at UPMC Shadyside, and people from around the country have told us how much they appreciate this patient-centered approach.”

- Joel B. Nelson, MD Chairman, Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pioneering Technology
Pioneering Technology

“A grant from the Shadyside Hospital Foundation helped us to develop the Pocket Pathologist, a smartphone app for rapid diagnostic surgical pathology consultation. This type of application is the first in the world for telepathology.”

- Anil V. Parwani, MD, PhD (Right) and Liron Pantanowitz, MD (Left)

Compassionate Patient Care
Compassionate Patient Care

“UPMC Shadyside’s fabulous nurses are the best anywhere. I was beyond impressed by their knowledge and kindness—they made me feel like I was their only patient.”

- Russell B., a patient

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Non-cash gifts

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Planned giving

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United Way

The Foundation receives gifts through United Way and our Donor Number is 263.

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Together with your financial advisor, you can choose the giving opportunities that work best for you.