Cardiovascular Surgery

Rick Damron, MD, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Fund
This generous gift supports the ongoing educational events of The TCV Division including expenses associated with visiting professors, graduation dinners and residency ceremonies.

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship
This fund primarily focuses on support for the residency and fellowship training programs. The fund supports travel to conferences, educational expenses, research, recruitment of fellows and the miscellaneous expenses of the program.

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Education and Research Fund
This fund supports the division’s mission of clinical care, teaching, research and service.

Grant and Shirle Herron Chair in Thoracic/Cardiovascular Surgery
This Endowed Professorship was a generous gift from a grateful patient used for program development and translational research including the areas of minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

Interested in supporting a professorship or other cardiovascular surgery fund?
Please email Ted Kruljac, interim executive director of development, or call 352.627.7755 for more information.