About Our Work

UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation provides hope by restoring every patient to a life that is as full and rewarding as possible. Our mission — and our passion — is to maximize functional abilities, minimize secondary conditions, and improve overall quality of life along the journey to recovery. By making a donation to UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, you can help expand clinical programs and research to enhance patient care and independence; establish a patient care scholarship fund for individuals who need help with equipment costs, daily living expenses, and prescription needs; enhance educational training of our residents, the future generation of physiatrists; and train our staff in new techniques to ensure that our patients are being exposed to the latest advances in rehabilitation medicine.

Support the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation General Fund

The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation General Fund supports access to cutting edge therapies and treatments for our faculty and residents through educational programs, meetings, and conferences; allows for innovative research that is critical to resident education and the advancement of patient care; and provides the latest technology and equipment to enhance patient care.


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Research Fund

The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research Fund supports continued research endeavors to maximize health and physical function for people with disabilities, including the exploration of traditional, complementary, and alternative treatment methodologies.



 To make a donation by mail, please send a check to the address below. Make check payable to “The Medical Foundation of N.C., Inc” and, in the memo line, please note the fund you wish to support.

The Medical Foundation of N.C., Inc
PO Box 1050
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-9981

Should you have any questions or would like to discuss your support, please contact:

Deidre A. Bruce
Director of Development, Departments of Dermatology, Orthopaedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
919.966.8068 (office)