How You Can Help

The Department of Anesthesiology's many accomplishments are due in large measure to the generosity of concerned individuals, foundations, corporations, and other grant-making associations and institutions. Opportunities for giving include patient care programs, research projects, fellowships, and named professorships. Your financial support will benefit countless others by advancing research, technological innovations, and the education and training of tomorrow's leaders in anesthesiologic care.

There are many ways that you can make a gift in support of our work, including tax advantaged giving techniques that can provide you and your loved ones with a stream of income. Our development specialist will be happy to work with you to structure a gift that not only makes sense financially, but will provide the most meaningful support to our physicians and scientists for years to come. We also urge you to consider a gift of appreciated securities as this method affords numerous tax benefits. Gifts to the Department can be unrestricted, or restricted to patient care, research or medical education. Please follow the steps below to pay by check or credit card.

Support the Future of the Academic Department of Anesthesiology at Columbia University

Advances in Anesthesiology are made possible by the generosity of concerned individuals such as you who believe in education and research.  Supporting young talented researchers and junior faculty anesthesiologists will benefit the Department and most importantly our patients.  You can support research and education in the Department of Anesthesiology by making a year-end gift.   Donations can be made in honor, or in memory of a mentor, college, friend, or family member.  Donations can be made online, by mail, or by phone. You can call our office at 212-305-3117 to make a credit card donation by phone.  Our office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST.

Information specific to The Virginia Apgar endowed Professorship can be found here.

Check Donations
Attn:  Suzanne M. Altshuler
Director of Development, Special Projects
Columbia University Medical Center
630 West 168th Street, P&S 2-421
New York, NY  10032

Online Credit Card Donations
If you would like to make your donation by credit card, please click here and follow the instructions on the next page.

For information about more giving opportunities including making a planned gift, please contact:Suzanne M. Altshuler at 212-342-4605 or by email at

Thank you for your interest in Anesthesiology at Columbia.



Columbia University Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology