Donor-Funded Programs

The UVMC (Upper Valley Medical Center) Foundation builds on Miami County's tradition of generous private support to help provide quality health care and a strong community. The Foundation supports the Upper Valley Medical Center health system and works with the people of our community to fund important projects that really matter. It offers a broad base of support that has a strong impact on health care today and into the future. 

Here are some of the important projects that have been funded by the UVMC Foundation:

  • 2012 UVMC Cancer Care Center addition and John J. Dugan Infusion Center
  • Annual Bill and Ruth McGraw Cancer Awareness Symposium
  • Over $75,000 in scholarships annually for local residents pursuing a health-related field of study
  • Funding for the Rachel's Challenge program for Miami County schools
  • Underwriting the CAREPAGES program for UVMC patients and families
  • A state of the art Simulation Lab for clinical staff education
  • Integrative Medicine Program and Medical Massage at the UVMC Cancer Care Center
  • Dual Energy Linear Accelerator for cancer care
  • High Dose Radiation (HDR) system for cancer care
  • Lithocast lithotriptor (for state-of-the-art treatment of kidney stones)
  • Cardiac rehabilitation equipment
  • Esophogeal monitoring equipment and other enhancements in surgery
  • Cardiac catheterization equipment
  • Heart to Heart Program, Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab
  • Breath to Breath Program, Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab
  • Pediatric cardiopulmonary monitor
  • Fetal monitors in obstetrics and neonatal monitor in the Level II nursery
  • Infant hearing screening equipment 
  • Renal dialysis equipment
  • Digital mammography
  • Telemedicine equipment for Home Health
  • Patient Education programming
  • Health education outreach to our local schools and the community at large
  • Smoking prevention and cessation programming
  • Dedicated CT Scan for the Cancer Care Center

As the UVMC Foundation and the health care system embark on an exciting and challenging future, there are many important initiatives and goals yet to be accomplished. Please join us in giving back to Miami County.