Who We Are
Originally chartered in 1949 as the Medical Foundation of North Carolina, Inc., UNC Medicine fosters private gift support of programs throughout the School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. At UNC Medicine, we work diligently for the medical professionals and healthcare providers who improve health for all. We power philanthropy to support the highest quality clinical care, life-changing research, and innovative education at home and around the world.
From ensuring North Carolina’s underserved rural communities have access to primary care physicians; to improving AIDS outcomes in Africa; from discovering new cancer treatments to predicting the onset of autism; UNC Medicine supports empathy and expertise in patient care, research, education, and advocacy.