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This open source project has been created to address predicted ventilator shortages worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This fund supports the procurement of materials/supplies to build ventilators.

OS Ventilator Prototype



We have developed 2 prototypes for masks that can be produced in large quantities using materials already found in hospitals and medical facilities to help with the shortage due to COVID-19. This fund supports the procurement of materials/supplies to build masks.

Doctor Mehta wearing a mask

Join the Department of Anesthesiology faculty, alumni, and friends, in supporting medical education and research.

At this time our philanthropic focus is on the Gravenstein Scholars Program endowment. The Gravenstein Scholars Program, named in honor of the Gravenstein family members who have contributed so significantly to anesthesiology at the University of Florida, was established to accomplish the following:

  •   Increase the number of anesthesiology residents at the University of Florida who choose academic careers.
  •   Increase the research productivity and contributions of anesthesiology residents.
  •   Prepare anesthesiology residents to conduct productive, independent research.

Other Endowments

Contributions should be made payable to:

University of Florida Foundation, Inc. or UFF, Inc.

Mail Contributions to:

Department of Anesthesiology
Chairman’s Office
P.O. Box 100254
Gainesville, Fl 32610


Please contact the Chairman’s Office (352)-273-8610 for more information and other opportunities to support the Department of Anesthesiology and the University of Florida.