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Endowed Chairs

Endowed Chairs at Dell Children’s
Supporting Extraordinary Leaders, Caring for Children

Endowed chairs at Dell Children’s represent the most prestigious and significant recognition of a clinicians work and they are the hospitals most powerful tool in attracting and retaining the world class innovative minds we seek to care for children. Here. At Dell Children’s.

“Dell Children’s is committed to bringing medical advances to our community. In a very tangible way, our endowed chair donors will provide sustainable resources that support our clinical leaders in developing innovative programs that lift the mission of holistic care at Dell Children’s.”
– Christopher M. Born, President, Dell Children’s Medical Center

For donors, a chair presents an opportunity to leave a legacy at one of the nations best hospitals, while honoring and sustaining an outstanding medical professional for his or her accomplishments.

By supporting the establishment of a Dell Children’s Endowed Chair, you become part of the permanent fabric of this institution, providing our most gifted and prolific clinicians with a reservoir of support for their pioneering work during the most productive period of their distinguished careers.

Endowed chairs represent an important resource to sustain innovative teaching and groundbreaking research and care, not only in the present, but also for future generations. A Distinguished Chair is an honor intended for prominent members of the faculty/clinical team and are truly the highest accommodation they can receive. But the benefits for the incumbent, the hospital and the advancement of medicine extend beyond the honorific.

A Dell Children’s Endowed Chair is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a physician at Dell Children’s. It gives both hospital and generous donors the opportunity to honor outstanding individuals who have compiled exceptional outcomes in the clinic, in research or in hospital based education. In addition, an Endowed Chair attracts and retains the best and brightest minds in medicine, a lasting gift for the patients, families, programs and communities we are proud to serve.

Endowment Levels

Distinguished Chair

$5 million and up
A Distinguished Chair endowment will support eminent physicians who are attracting exceptional physicians, residents and fellows to practice medicine at Dell Children’s. These physicians are visionaries who lead the way in their fields and are growing extraordinary programs to serve our community. A Distinguished Chair is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a physician at Ascension Seton.

Chair

$2 million and up
Chair holders are program leads who have distinguished themselves based on exceptional clinical experience, their vision to grow the programs they lead, and their ability to recruit and retain world class physicians.

Fellowship

$500,000 and up
Endowed Fellowships support the newest physicians in their fields. An endowed fellowship attracts the best and brightest minds to practice at Dell Children’s. As these new physicians complete their Fellowships with Dell Children’s, they conduct research, care for patients, train medical students, and so much more – all to the benefit of our community and the patients who need them.

Endowed Fellows Fund

$25,000 and up
These Funds provide the Fellowship programs with additional resources and flexibility for things like travel to conferences, medical mission trips abroad, and other projects. By helping Dell Children’s fellows participate in these educational opportunities, donors who establish an Endowed Fellows Fund take part in shaping the future of pediatric healthcare in Central Texas and beyond.

To learn more, please contact Dell Children’s Foundation at 512-324-0170.

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