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Departments at MMS

As one of the largest medical schools in the nation, McGovern Medical School boasts world-class expertise across 23 departments at the leading edge of health care. Our departments span the full spectrum of health science, ranging from anesthesiology to emergency medicine to behavioral science. As a result, our students have access to a rich learning environment where they can develop the skills and knowledge to treat disease. Our resources and broad experience empower faculty to foster collaborations with experts in other disciplines to tackle pressing health challenges. 

Your gift of any size to our departments’ top priorities helps make our work possible, combining with the generosity of others to support the departments that keep McGovern Medical School on the frontlines of medicine. Click the "Give Now" button to select the department you would like to support so that we may continue to work together towards a healthier future for all.

Our Top Priorities

Department Chair Fund

Opportunities for progress come in many forms and often arise quickly. Our Chair Funds allow us to support promising work at a moment’s notice. Your contribution to a department’s Chair Fund fosters a healthier community by supporting groundbreaking initiatives.

Department Resident and Fellowship Fund

Our students are training to be the leaders of tomorrow. Scholarships allow them to maximize their educational experience. By donating to a department’s Resident and Fellowship Fund, you provide financial relief so they can dedicate their energy to becoming the best health care professional they can be. In addition, by supporting these students, you are supporting a healthier future for our friends and families.

Department Research Fund

Everyone deserves quality health care no matter their age, status, or location – and this is why research is so important. Innovation and discovery keep us on the frontlines of our field and provide new ways of improving lives in our communities. When you make a gift to a department’s Research Fund, you support groundbreaking work that will shape the future of health care for our friends and families.

McGovern Medical School Alumni Evening Match
Calling all MMS alumni! Any gifts made between 7PM and 11:59PM CST will be matched dollar for dollar up to $500 thanks to Dean Andrassy!
LaTanya J. Love, MD Student Challenge
Current students, this one's for you! All gifts made by currently enrolled UTHealth Houston students will be matched dollar for dollar up to $2,500 thanks to Dr. Love!
Department of Pediatrics Kickstart Donor Participation Challenge
The first 25 donors to any featured Department of Pediatrics fund will unlock a $2,500 gift thanks to Mary E. Aitken, MD.
Last Gift Of The Day Challenge
Last isn't always the worst! The final donation of UTHealth Houston Giving Day will unlock $250 in additional funds for their chosen program.
McGovern Medical School Department Participation Leaderboard
Dean Andrassy will donate $600 to the department's Chair Fund with the greatest number of donors on Giving Day; $400 to the department's Chair fund with the second greatest number; and $250 to the department chair fund in third place. Awards will be designated to each of the winning department's Chair Fund once the event is completed.
Rank Prize Fund Designation Donors
1 $600 Internal Medicine Chair Fund 28
2 $400 Pediatrics Chair Fund 19
3 $250 Neurology Chair Fund 4
4 Surgery Chair Fund 2
5 Emergency Medicine Chair Fund 1
6 Anesthesiology Chair Fund 1
7 Dermatology Chair Fund 1
8 Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Chair Fund 1
9 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Chair Fund 0
10 Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Chair Fund 0
11 Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Chair Fund 0
12 Family and Community Medicine Chair Fund 0
13 Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Chair Fund 0
14 Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Chair Fund 0
15 Neurobiology and Anatomy Chair Fund 0
16 Neurosurgery Chair Fund 0
17 Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences Chair Fund 0
18 Orthopedic Surgery Chair Fund 0
19 Otorhinolaryngology Chair Fund 0
20 Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Chair Fund 0
21 Pediatric Surgery Chair Fund 0
22 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Chair Fund 0
23 Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Chair Fund 0
Lunchtime Power Hour
Hungry for more? Any gifts made from noon to 1pm CST will be matched dollar for dollar up to $1,000 thanks to a generous donor!
Dean Andrassy's Kickstart Donor Participation Challenge
The first 25 donors to any McGovern Medical School fund will unlock a $750 gift thanks to Dean Andrassy.
Who Will Be The First Donor?
The very first donor on UTHealth Houston Giving Day will unlock $250 in additional funds for their chosen program!
250th Donor Of The Day Milestone Award
To celebrate specific milestones in the campaign, the donor who makes the 250th gift of the day will receive an additional $125 towards their chosen program!
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