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Grant Funding Recipients 2023-24

The Advocates Department Grant Funding Program has awarded grants for  our fiscal year June 1, 2023 through May 31, 2024. All proposals align with Advocates for Upstate's mission to 1) improve patient care and satisfaction, 2) support medical education and/or 3) enhance community health. 

Applications for grants are accepted from departments across the Upstate Medical University campuses and must be for items and/or services NOT funded through department budgets. More information for our 2024-25 Grant Program will be posted in early 2024.  For questions contact Jonathan Adler via email or by calling 315-464-5610.

Department Grant Awardees for 2023-2024
Adult Inpatient Psychiatry- Recreational Art Therapy Pharmacy Enterprise- Outpatient Pharmacy Medication Assistance Fund
Adult Medicine Clinic- Targeting Hypertension, Blood Pressure Cuffs PM & R- Virtual Reality to Improve Patient Outcomes
Cardiac Surgery- Postoperative Cardiac Surgery Heart Pillows PM & R- TCU Patient and Family Enrichment Program
Clark Burn Center- Burn Prevention Kits for Older Adults Professional Development & Learning- Comfort Care Cart
Geriatrics- Alzheimers and Dementia Guides Professional Development & Learning- NICHE Activity Cart
Human Resources- National Hospital Week Celebration Psychiatry- Child & Adolescent- Eliminating Barriers to Safety
Inclusive Health Services Clinic- HIS Special Needs Project Psychiatry- Child & Adolescent- Sensory Process Group Room
Institute for Global Health- Community/Clinic Partnership Quality & Risk Services- Replacing Lost Belongings
Neurology- Neuro on Wheels Social Work- Patient Unmet Needs
Nursing Inpatient Services- Organ Donation Council- Donate Life Night with the Mets Spiritual Care- Spiritual Care Support
Patient Relations- Service Recovery Upstate Cancer Center- National Cancer Survivors Day
Ophtahlmology- Inspirational Patching for Better Vision Upstate Regional Rehabilitation Center- Therapeutic Patient % Family Enrichment
Pediatric Pulmonary- Procedural play Preparation to Reduce Anxiety Volunteer Programs- Volunteer Recognition
Pediatric Surgery- GT Education Booklet
Pediatric Pulmonology- Cystic Fibrosis Center- Nebulizer Compressors & Kits
Pediatrics- Hospital School Program