Giving Blueday-March 13, 2024

By Anastazia Hartman | March 4

This Giving Blueday (March 13, 2024) support key initiatives within the Department of Pathology which help support the next generation of trainees, researchers, and physicians. Thanks to your support of these funds, you are enhancing the training of our up-and-coming pathologists, improving the education of faculty from the earliest stages through senior levels, and providing opportunities for ongoing research as we work to find the underlying causes of disease and identify ways to improve patient outcomes. This Giving Blueday, be a Champion for Pathology and consider making a gift.

Departmental Initiatives

  1. Pathology Annual Fund. Provides the Department of Pathology with funds to be used where they are most immediately needed, or opportunities are greatest.
  2. Appelman Family Junior Faculty Enhancement Fund. This fund is designed to enhance the development of our junior faculty in the areas of teaching, clinical research, service, administration, and overall professional development. 
  3. Clinical Pathology Gift Fund. Your contribution will help advance innovative research, education, and patient care inititatives in the Department of Pathology.
  4. Clinical Pathology Staff Enhancement Fund. This fund supports educational initiatives for clinical laboratory staff and clinical laboratory science/phlebotomy interns in the Department of Pathology.
  5. Pathology Faculty Research Fund. Your gift will support faculty who are international leaders in diagnostic pathology, education, and research and aid in the continuation of their research efforts.
  6. Pathology Residents Research Fund. Gifts to this fund enable our residents to take on research projects during their training to help better understand diseases and disease progression, as well as uncover novel pathways that may lead to therapeutic solutions for patients.
  7. Pathology Fellowship Fund. Pathology Fellows are focused on becoming experts in a subspecialty area of Pathology. This fund will enhance their ability to undertake a scientific investigation, pursue educational leadership development, and expand their clinical expertise as they prepare to launch their careers.


If you are interested in learning more about any of these giving options, estate gifts, or supporting any area of our mission, please reach out to Barbara Wilson at 734-790-5486 (office) or