Philanthropy

Philanthropy Information

The Department of Anesthesiology is appreciative of financial support for its endeavors. There are three major ways to contribute to the Department:

  • Dr. R. Brian Smith Endowed Professorship in Anesthesiology
  • Dr. William H. Hadnott II Endowed Professorship in Anesthesiology
  • Dr. Somayaji Ramamurthy Professorship in Pain Management
  • Resident Education Fund

The R. Brian Smith Endowed Professorship in Anesthesiology supports the teaching of anesthesiology, and was established with a founding gift from Dr. Christopher Avery in 1996. The endowment honors R. Brian Smith, MD, chair of UTHSCSA Anesthesiology from 1978 – 1996. The professorship is currently held for J. Jeffrey Andrews, M.D., Chair of UTHSCSA Anesthesiology.

The Dr. William H. Hadnott II Endowed Professorship in Anesthesiology was initiated in 2008 to honor Dr. Hadnott’s outstanding 37-year career in Texas medicine and academic anesthesiology. Your tax-exempt contributions to this endowment will benefit the academic and research programs of the department.

The Dr. Somayaji Ramamurthy Professorship in Pain Management was established in December 2013 with a founding gift from Dr. Ramamurthy. The fund supports educational endeavors in chronic pain management.

The Resident Education Fund was originally established to purchase books and other education materials for the residency program, and has expanded to include software and electronic equipment and off-site review courses for residents.

There are several memorial and scholarship opportunities available for giving.

Contributions to the these funds are tax deductible. Gifts can be made online by clicking on the link in blue, or via check to UTHSCSA, Department of Anesthesiology, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive – MSC 7838, San Antonio, TX 78229. Please note the desired fund on the face of the check.

For more information, please contact:

Betsy Turner
Betsy Turner
Assistant to the Chair
Department of Anesthesiology, UTHSCSA
Mail Code 7838
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900