The University Hospital Foundation supports ground breaking research, made right here in our city.

At the University Hospital Foundation (UHF), we like to think big. We use our unique place in the healthcare ecosystem to bring people and resources together. Ignited by incredible community support, we get things done. Big things, that transform health and help people live longer, happier lives.

Incorporated in 1962, UHF raises funds to advance patient care at the University of Alberta Hospital, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and Kaye Edmonton Clinic, and support world-leading research that has an impact across the globe.

The University of Alberta Hospital site (UAH) sees over one million patient visits a year — including adults and even children from across Western Canada and the northern Territories.

Clinicians and surgeons work hand-in-hand with researchers, exchanging ideas and information that are taken from the research bench to the bedside of our patients — and vice versa, creating a continuous cycle of discovery and innovation.

Our donors and our corporate and strategic partners, who give generously to causes of their choice, are the lifeblood of the UHF. In the last 10 years, donors have contributed nearly $220 million, advancing patient care and research in every department of the University of Alberta Hospital site, including brain and spinal cord, cardiac, transplant, gastrointestinal, urologic and northern Alberta’s only Level One Trauma Centre.

As agents of hope, our purpose is to continuously seek, inspire and lead bold solutions to seemingly insurmountable challenges and ignite new discoveries in health.

Read more about the research and innovation happening right here in Edmonton below.


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