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KU Medical Center

The University of Kansas Medical Center provides academic training and research programs to shape the future of health care. 


Our three schools offer 50+ academic degree programs, preparing compassionate health care professionals for careers throughout Kansas and beyond. Your gift will make a difference for the students and faculty in each of our schools. 


Researchers at KU Medical Center are delivering on our mission of discovering treatments and cures to benefit the health of people in Kansas and beyond. Our 25+ centers and institutes are hubs of innovation, and our world-class research programs are making advances in cancer, COVID-19, immunotherapy and many other areas. During One Day. One KU., you can make a gift to support groundbreaking research.

  • KU Kansas Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the region, and 1 of only 71 in the nation to receive this elite distinction.
  • KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center—one of only 31 Alzheimer’s disease centers designated by the National Institutes of Health—researches the treatment and cure of dementias.


During One Day. One KU., you can also support the broader efforts underway across the KU Medical Center community. Your gift will fuel our mission to improve lives and communities in Kansas and beyond through innovation in education, research and health care. 

On the donation form, you can choose to direct your gift to support specific programs, such as Thrive Food Pantry or KUMC Botanic Gardens. 

Thank you for your support! 

Rob and Kelly Simari Thrive Food Pantry Match
Match met! Thank you to Kelly and Dr. Rob Simari and all supporters of Thrive - A KUMC Food Pantry.
$2,000 MATCHED
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