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A Lifeline to Healing From One Patient to Another

Lifeline Heroes

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Lifeline Story: Rosemary Kowalski

Learn about Rosemary Kowalski's story.

Every day patients and families share how their lives have been touched by the innovative, compassionate care they found at University Health System.

  • The nurse who held your hand and encouraged you during the birth of your first child.
  • The surgeon who saved your life when you were rushed to the University Hospital trauma center.
  • The nutritionist who offered practical resources to help you manage your diabetes.
  • The chaplain who put your family at ease during a difficult time.

Lifeline Heroes is a way to say thanks and pay it forward. With your gift, you can honor a special doctor or nurse, an entire department, or a specific program that has made a difference in your life or that of a loved one.

Your gift makes a tangible impact. One hundred percent of every contribution helps ensure that future patients have access to the highest level of care. When you make a gift, you become a Lifeline Hero, allowing us to offer innovative technology, support patient and family-centered programs, and provide life-saving medicine to all ages.

As a Lifeline Hero, you may also choose to recognize a special staff person or department for the care received. When a gift is made in their name, the staff or department are notified (all gifts remain confidential), encouraging those who have dedicated their lives to healing.

Thank you for being a Lifeline Hero! Read what patients have to say!