Giving Back

The Department of Pediatrics is supported by funds from private philanthropy, government and institutional grants, and patient service revenue. While every source of funding is important, private philanthropic support is especially vital to the success of our research and educational activities. Over the years, the generosity of alumni, friends, and patients has enabled us to provide, improve, influence, and teach about optimal child health locally, nationally, and internationally.

We invite your philanthropic partnership in helping us achieve our missions each day. For your convenience, you can make your gift quickly and securely online at the links below or by visiting

‚ÄčThe Deborah Kredich, MD, Pediatric Education Fund provides support for a variety of educational experiences for residents and subspecialty fellows at Duke, including participation in research projects, attendance at national meetings, involvement in community outreach programs, and hosting of a special Grand Rounds. Give online.

The Brenda E. Armstrong, MD, Pediatrics Residency Support Fund provides support for residents in the Department of Pediatrics who--by reason of their background, culture, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, work, and life experiences--contribute to a fuller representation of perspectives within the academic life of the University. Give online.

The Catherine Wilfert, MD, Fellowship Fund is an endowed fellowship in the Department of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine. The endowment supports post-doctoral fellows conducting research in pediatric infectious diseases on a global level. Give online.

The Thomas R. Kinney, MD, Pediatric Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program provides the full spectrum of care and services to children with sickle cell disease and other hemoglobinopathies throughout North Carolina and the surrounding areas. We also provide education, genetic counseling and psychosocial support to patients and families, and participate in research on emerging treatments. Give online.

The Pediatrics Excellence Fund provides support for the most immediate needs of the Department of Pediatrics. Give online.

This fund supports our current Med-Peds residents in a variety of educational experiences, including participation in research projects, attendance at national meetings, preparation and presentation of scholarly work, global health opportunities and involvement in community outreach programs. Give online.

You can also make a gift to Duke Children's. For detailed information about more giving opportunities, fundraising news, and our special events, please visit the Duke Children's Giving website.