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Why is philanthropic support important to Yale School of Medicine Department of Surgery? Because, at no point in history has medical research made advances at the current breathtaking pace. We seek donors who wish to participate in pushing the boundaries of medical and surgical knowledge in ways that will benefit all of our patients. Gifts from individuals, grateful patients and families, corporations, and foundations allow our physician scientists to apply their energy and expertise to the pursuit of new and novel innovations in a wide range of surgeries and trauma management. By supporting Yale Department of Surgery, you invest in our tripartite mission to provide world-class patient care, train the best and brightest surgeons of the future, and conduct cutting-edge research that translates to better health care for all.

Make a Gift of Any Size

Gifts of every size are meaningful and important to our ability to provide the best care for all of our patients.


Checks should be made payable to “Department of Surgery at Yale/Thoracic” and mailed to: Office of Development Yale University School of Medicine Box 7611 New Haven, CT 06519-0611

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Gifts of Marketable Securities

A gift of appreciated securities that you have held for more than one year is frequently the most economic way to give. You will be eligible to take a federal income tax deduction equal to the fair market value of the stock on the date of the gift for up to 30 percent of your adjusted gross income and will not have to recognize the appreciation as capital gain.

If you would like to make a donation to Yale Thoracic Surgery, please call the following: 203.200.5864

For more information about supporting the efforts of Yale Surgery, please contact Donna Beebe at or telephone 203.436.8534.