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The Donors

The incredible breadth and depth of the Department of Urology is only possible with the generosity and advocacy of our donors.  We thank you for your continued support.

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What Your Gift Means
to the Department of Urology

You have the opportunity to make a significant difference by supporting the Department of Urology at UCSF. Given our dedication to excellence in patient care, education and research, we believe that the UCSF Department of Urology will long continue its role as a leader in our area. Please consider making a donation.
Any amount given is valuable, and all donations are tax-deductible.

  • Annual and one-time gifts: Annual giving is the cornerstone of support to UCSF. Annual gifts or pledges of any amount provide critically needed support for the university’s areas of greatest need and allow the department chair to seize unique opportunities and address unanticipated needs annual gift to the Department of Urology.

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Partnership Opportunities          

Your investment and partnership will allow our program to continue to make considerable strides in research, education, and faculty retention.

·         Research: Funding for clinical and basic research comes from external sources – federal and state government, foundations, and private gifts. A true partnership with patient advocates has aided in the growth of resources and provides a focus and urgency to our research and care missions. Endowed research funds support innovative science to develop more effective treatments and outcomes.

·         Education: Our rigorous fellowship program provides trainees with the tools to become the next generation of leaders. They learn to provide outstanding clinical care in the context of several diverse training venues throughout San Francisco, while exploring long-term research interests at a world-class academic institution. 

·         Faculty Recruitment/Retention: Endowments supporting faculty relieve them of the continual and distracting burden of applying for funding. Faculty endowments are powerful recruiting tools for attracting and retaining the most talented and sought-after scientists, physicians and teachers.  

Precision Cancer Medicine Building (PCMB):  Opening in 2019 at UCSF Mission Bay, the PCMB’s integrated, patient-centered design will enable timely access to the most precise tests and treatments available. Uniting our solid tumor practices in one dedicated outpatient facility, PCMB will enable patients to receive next generation care in one place, at one time, in a supportive environment. Serving the Bay Area and beyond, PCMB’s six stories and 120 multidisciplinary rooms will be built through a combination of campus investment and philanthropy. Naming opportunities are available at the $100,000 level and above.


For further information about giving options, please contact: 

Darrell Young
Executive Director of Development
Department of Urology
[email protected]