Ways to Give
The Western Pennsylvania Hospital Foundation supports the hospital’ and system’s clinical and capital needs as well as patient care needs. Featured below are some of the areas the Foundation supports.
West Penn Burn Center is the largest and most sophisticated burn care facility in the tri-state area. A dedicated multidisciplinary team of medical and paramedical professionals with expertise in burn care provides the most advanced care and treatment for all types of burns, as well as emotional and psychological counseling, nutrition planning, and physical and occupational therapy. In addition, special programs are offered for pediatric patients, including the Children's Playroom, the Back-to-School Program and Summer Camp for Burned Children.
The Joslin Center for Diabetes is an affiliate of the world-renowned Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. The Joslin Center offers patients important innovations in diabetes care.
The Lupus Center of Excellence at West Penn Allegheny Health System is dedicated to providing comprehensive care that improves the quality of life for lupus patients.
The Simulation, Teaching, and Academic Research (STAR)Center at West Penn Allegheny Health System is dedicated to achieving excellence in patient care. STAR uses state-of-the-art mannequins that mimic the symptoms of a wide range of health conditions to provide hands-on learning opportunities for healthcare professionals to perfect their clinical skills in a virtual hospital setting.
The NICU provides the highest level of care available and is one of the region’s largest referral sources for sick newborns. The NICU offers technologically advanced medical care to acutely ill mothers and babies from the tri-state area. The NICU also serves critically ill newborns transferred from outlying areas by the hospital’s neonatal transport team.
The Western Pennsylvania Cancer Institute Cell Transplantation Program is a nationally recognized leader in the treatment of patients with acute and chronic leukemias, myelodysplastic syndromes, Hodgkin disease, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloma, and related disorders.
West Penn is known for its high-risk obstetrics and maternal-fetal medicine programs. Physicians have special expertise in diabetes and hypertension in pregnancy, fetal therapy and pre-term birth. More than 1,000 infants are evaluated each year at West Penn's Infant Apnea Center. The first of its kind in Pittsburgh, the Infant Apnea Center offers a comprehensive program to evaluate, manage and monitor babies at risk for SIDS