The University of Louisville Department of Emergency Medicine (EM) has prided itself for over 5 decades on the development of outstanding Emergency Medicine Physicians of the future. Aligned to the UofL School of Medicine’s mission, we aim to improve the health and vitality of our community by training our physicians to provide evidence based, timely, and compassionate emergency care, pursue research that transforms clinical practice, and cultivate an environment striving for inclusive excellence.

Philanthropic gifts to the Department of EM allow us to pursue opportunities to enrich numerous aspects of our program. Over the last 50 + years, our Residency Program has trained over 400 residents that have become leaders and successful physicians worldwide.


By providing a gift to our department, you are investing in targeted strategies to positively impact the lives of patients both in Louisville and throughout the world. 


Any contribution is sincerely appreciated. Targeted areas to choose from are provided below.  

Areas to Support:

G0665 Emergency Medicine Fund – support general operational funds for clinical, educational, and research initiatives within the Department of Emergency Medicine.

  • Seed money for small projects
  • Resources and equipment needed for ongoing research


G1532 Sal Vicario Education Fund – supports educational and research assistance for residents in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

  • Funding for EM conference attendance for residents
  • Funding for bringing in Grand Round speakers
  • Simulation training equipment


G2246 Rangi J Lim, MD Memorial Fund – provides financial assistance to residents unable to fulfill professional or personal responsibilities because of psychiatric illness, alcoholism, or drug dependency.

  • Rehabilitation program
  • Counseling/therapy
  • Time off work


Provide a Gift to the Department of Emergency Medicine

For more information on how you can provide a gift or any other questions related to philanthropic efforts, please contact: