Your support helps us work toward our vision of a world were all people can fully participate and thrive. Together—with your help—we achieve and advance the highest quality rehabilitation care, training and research. 

The UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine has one of the top rehabilitation medicine programs in the country. With your support, we are able to: 

  • Train students, residents, and post-doctorate fellows to be exceptional physicians, psychologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and prosthetists & orthotists,
  • Help our patients recover, improve their quality of life, and meet their goals,
  • Conduct research that makes a difference to people’s lives, and advances the best care and treatment for our patients. 

Browse our funds below, or contact our development officer to discuss the difference that your gift can make.

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Post-COVID Program

Your support provides clinical care, teaching and research related to Post-COVID conditions and treatment.

Douglas Brain Injury Rehabilitation Fund

Your gift supports the Traumatic Brain Injury Program. 

Rehabilitation Medicine Discretionary Fund

Your support helps fund areas with the greatest need within the department.

Rehabilitation Medicine Residency Director Endowed Professorship 

Your support for this fund helps the residency director continue to direct and enhance the department's residency program, the third largest in the country.largest in the country.

Occupational Therapy Education and Training Fund

Your gift supports teaching and training programs for graduate students in occupational therapy.

Elizabeth M Kanny Endowed Student Support Fund for Occupational Therapy Students 

Your gift supports students who have demonstrated a commitment to promoting diversity within the field and/or have overcome personal or educational obstacles to attain a graduate degree.

This fund was established in 2019 by Elizabeth Kanny, former director of the UW Occupational Therapy Program. 

Prosthetics & orthotics education training fund 

Your gift supports curriculum development, ensuring students continue to get the best training in the field. Gifts made to this fund support hands-on teaching including the invaluable patient model sessions, and help to repair existing equipment and purchase new tools and equipment.

Prosthetics and orthotics scholarship fund 

Your gift provides support to Master of Prosthetics & Orthotics students, and to our efforts to recruit and retain engaged and inspired students who reflect the diversity of the individuals we serve.

Fund for the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in prosthetics and orthotics in honor of Ann Yamane 

Your gift supports the efforts of the UW Division of Prosthetics & Orthotics to build a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive P&O profession. Examples of initiatives and activities include outreach activities aimed at increasing awareness of P&O among middle school, high school, or college students who are underrepresented in the P&O profession; training efforts aimed at promoting diverse, equitable, and inclusive practices in P&O; and financial assistance for recruiting or retaining underrepresented students.

Dr. Deborah Kartin Rehabilitation PhD Student Education and Training Fund

Your gift supports PhD student-centered needs, including tuition support and costs associated with student research.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Fund for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Your gift supports Doctor of Physical Therapy students from underrepresented backgrounds with help with tuition, fees, and other education-related expenses.

Physical Therapy Education and Training Fund 

Your gift supports teaching and training programs for graduate students in physical therapy.

Camille Alexandra Ohlson Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Treatment and Cure 

Your gift helps us recruit and retain faculty focused on spinal cord research.

Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation & Wellness Research Center Fund 

Your gift supports research efforts and training activities at the UW MS Rehabilitation & Wellness Research Center.

Walter C. and Anita C. Stolov Endowed Research Fund 

Your gift supports student and resident research projects.

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Seattle, WA 98104 | 206.543.3600 

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