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Gundersen Medical Foundation

We’re invested in making a difference in the health of our community by supporting medical education, research and patient care programs and services.

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Your partners in philanthropy

At Gundersen Medical Foundation, we’re committed to improving the lives of our patients and our community through medical education, research and community health outreach. Our work is possible thanks to many of you—our partners in philanthropy. 

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How donations make a difference

Your generous donations help change lives through investments in medical education and cutting-edge research, as well as other important areas across Gundersen. Whether it’s the most advanced treatment option available because of research, compassionate care by a physician trained in one of our residency programs or state-of-the-art equipment, your gifts have a powerful cumulative impact on the people and families throughout our region.

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Giving to Gundersen

Your gifts to Gundersen Medical Foundation help support the future of healthcare in our community by ensuring we have life-saving equipment and treatment, support for patients and their families when an unexpected illness occurs, and training for tomorrow’s healthcare providers.

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In fiscal year 2023

The power of philanthropy

  • 3.5
    million distributed to support Gundersen
  • 2000
    undergraduate and graduate learners completed clinical and shadow experiences
  • 257
    patients recruited for DiaSorin Lyme disease detection study
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Success from the start

Steppin' Out in Pink breast cancer walk

Since Steppin’ Out in Pink began in 2006, you’ve helped raise more than $7 million to support local breast cancer research and patients. Your continued support is changing the way breast cancer is treated locally and nationally. 

Walk with us Sept. 14

More from Gundersen Medical Foundation

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Gundersen Research Institute

We support critical research that improves the quality of care and how we treat diseases, including clinical trials that provide patients with cutting-edge treatments.

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Medical Education

Our diverse, cutting-edge Medical Education programs are preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals. 

Explore our programs
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Resolve Through Sharing

Our evidence-based bereavement training and resources empower healthcare professionals to provide compassionate care to those experiencing grief and loss.

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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