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Grant Funding Recipients 2022-23

The Advocates Department Grant Funding Program has awarded grants for  our fiscal year June 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023. 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 2023-24 Grant Program will be posted in early 2023.  For questions contact Jonathan Adler via email or by calling 315-464-5610.

Department Grant Awardees for 2022-2023
Adult Inpatient Psychiatry- Mental Health Education Library Pediatrics- Hospital School Program
Adult Inpatient Psychiatry- Recreation Art Therapy Pediatrics: Child Abuse- Improving Investigations
Child Life- COAP Program Outpatient Pharmacy- Outpatient Medication Assistance Fund
Child Life- Pediatric Burn Unit PM & R- TCU Therapeutic Recreation Patient & Family Enrichment
Clark Burn Center- Hang the Device & Save Your Life Poison Center Pharmacy- Medicine Lock Boxes
Community Outreach- Eye Matter Professional Development & Learning- Comfort Care Cart
Connect Care Program- Supporting Paients' after visit compliance Professional Development & Learning- NICHE program
Cystic Fibrosis Center- Patient & Family Advisory Professional Development & Learning- National Hospital Week
Dialysis: Pediatric- Nutrition & Medication Support Professional Development & Learning- Safety Companion
Inpatient Palliative Care- Family Support Comfort Carts Quality & Risk Services- Replacing lost belongings
Interpreter Services- Communication Boards Office of the President: Employee Recognition Day
Neurology- Neuro on Wheels Social Work- Patients' Unmet Needs
Organ Donation Council- Donate Life Night with Mets Spiritual Care- Spiritual Care Support
Office of Patient Experience- Patient Experience Week Trauma- V.E.P.O.P. Care packages
Ophthalmology- Clearly stress free Upstate Family Medicine- Helping Hand
Patient Relations- Service Recovery Upstate Regional Medical Center- Therapeutic Recreation
Pediatrics Hospital School Program Volunteer Services- Transportation Assistance
Pediatric Neurology- Ketogenic Diet Program Volunteer Services- Volunteer Appreciation Program
Pediatric Surgery- G-Tube grab and go kits
Pediatrics Child Life- Buzzys for diabetes patients