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​How You Can Support Our Work


Support the Cardiovascular Institute

The mission of the Cardiovascular Institute at UC San Diego Health is to deliver outstanding patient care to the community, lead groundbreaking research and promote inspired teaching. We offer a truly comprehensive approach to addressing the needs of patients with cardiovascular disease and related conditions.

Philanthropic support from grateful patients and our community is critical to providing leading-edge treatments to thousands of people every year. Your partnership has the power to turn promising research into medical revelations that give patients the greatest possibility of successful outcomes.

Ways to Give

The Cardiovascular Institute development team is ready to partner with you in making your generous support as convenient and rewarding as possible. If you would like to direct your support to the Cardiovascular Institute’s current areas of greatest need, you may click the “Give Now” button below to contribute online.

The Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Innovation Fund is a discretionary fund for unrestricted use by the Divisions of Cardiovascular Medicine & Surgery.


For a confidential conversation about supporting a specific physician or research area, multiyear pledges, stock gifts or estate planning, please contact one of our Cardiovascular Institute development team members. There are many ways to give, and each gift is received with heartfelt appreciation and the promise to use it responsibly.


Collette Wixom-Call, Senior Director of Development


Maura Southwell, Associate Director of Development

(858) 822-5775

Thank you for considering partnering with us to support future patients at the Cardiovascular Institute at UC San Diego Health.


Mailing and Tax Information

Checks may be made out to "UC San Diego Foundation" and sent to:

UC San Diego Health Sciences Development

Attention: Collette Wixom-Call

9500 Gilman Dr., #0937

La Jolla, CA 92093-0937

UC San Diego Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, tax-exempt organization designated by the Internal Revenue Service. Our Federal Tax ID number is 95-2872494.