The Eye & Ear Foundation is a support organization for The Eye and Ear Institute—the Departments of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Our mission is to advance the leading-edge academic and research efforts with the ultimate goal of enhancing patient care.
By raising and distributing philanthropic dollars to the departments, the Foundation encourages individuals, foundations, and businesses to support new science for new solutions—to caring for and curing people with diseases and disorders of the eye, ear, nose, throat, head and neck.
Anyone, regardless of age or income level, can play a vital role in the work done at the Eye and Ear Institute through the Eye & Ear Foundation. At the Eye & Ear Foundation, we are committed to raising support and awareness for the ground-breaking research, education, and outreach-centered care programs of our Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Departments at the University of Pittsburgh.
Generous contributions from individuals, foundations, businesses, and organizations help close the funding gaps not covered by federal grants. Your gifts seed new research and emerging researchers attract and retain the best and brightest in faculty, staff, and students. You also help to fund core facilities and leading-edge equipment for research and education – ensuring new science for new solutions.