In 2015, CPMC Foundation distributed funding to more than 35 different programs and services at CPMC to provide extraordinary care to patients and families from across the city and throughout the region. Here we highlight a few.
Inspire intelligent research
The Ray Dolby Brain Health CenterOpens new window, since it opened in 2012, has been innovating care for patients and families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease, other dementias and memory disorders. In 2015 Alireza Atri, M.D., Ph.D. was named as the Ray Dolby Endowed Chair in Brain Health Research to establish an ambitious research program.
Recruit the best medical talent
At CPMC’s Heart and Vascular CenterOpens new window, which includes the Kanbar Cardiac Center, charitable dollars are invested in upgrading equipment, educating specialists, establishing new protocols, conducting research and otherwise supporting our nationally renowned physicians in a wide range of cardiac specialties.
Aquire new technology
The da Vinci Surgical Robot XiOpens new window, fully funded in 2015 by our philanthropic partners, is extraordinarily precise, allowing even more complex cases to be performed with minimal invasion. This includes new surgeries on the colon, pancreas, liver, gall bladder and numerous heart procedures.
Innovate new care models
The Kalmanovitz Child Development CenterOpens new window provides diagnosis, evaluation and treatment for children with learning disabilities and medical or behavioral challenges. Your philanthropic investments help ensure that all families have access to these services, regardless of their insurance or ability to pay.
Enhance continuity of care
The Breast Health CenterOpens new window benefits from your gifts by allowing us to upgrade rapidly evolving breast care technology that helps find cancers sooner and allow many of the nearly 40,000 women who receive mammograms each year at CPMC to live longer, healthier lives.