Giving to MEND
Doctors performing research

Improving Care and Quality of Life Across the Lifespan

Your gift can help our physicians provide the highest-quality care while contributing to major advances in patient care, research, and education.

Gifts are propelling our ground-breaking work forward across a wide spectrum of endocrine and metabolic disease, including:

  • Diabetes transition for burgeoning adults
  • Clinical research
  • Thyroid cancer care

The Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND) is working to prevent health challenges and protect those who seek our care. Our faculty are at the forefront of science and medicine, bursting with innovative discovery, and advancing new therapies. And, with our commitment to medical education that will bring forth generations of experts in the field, your gift will impact patients’ lives.

Giving Opportunities
Endocrine Research and Education
The very best endocrinology fellows train at U-M. The cost of providing outstanding educational experiences and research opportunities continue to increase as typical sources of financial support decrease. Your generous support helps bridge this gap.
Support endocrinology academic activities
Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes - Diabetes General Gift Fund
This fund provides support for the greatest needs for diabetes, including all areas of the diabetes program. The greatest needs are determined by the leadership of the division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes.
Sustain MEND programs
Partner With Us

We would be pleased to discuss your interests and goals — and the impact your gift can have. We can connect you with faculty and staff, identify where your help is most needed, and share how giving can provide personal satisfaction as well as financial and tax benefits.

Andrea LaFave Andrea LaFave
Senior Associate Director