$3,000

Provides one month’s salary for a physician teacher who trains 55 physician residents every 3 years.

$1,200

Supports one month’s training for a physician resident who serves 600 patients each month of his/her 3-year program. Residents become physician teachers after graduation.

$500

Covers the cost of a childbirth for a low income mother and care for her newborn.

$250

Operates HH’s medical simulation lab for resident training purposes.

$100

Provides an ER visit for a patient in Santo Domingo, typically living on less than $4/day.


Donors who pledge $1,000 a year for 3 years can join AHD’s Hesburgh Hospital Society. Checks may be made payable to Andean Health & Development and sent to 1100 Delaplaine Ct., Madison, WI 53715. Please email laura.dries@andeanhealth.org to make a stock donation.

AHD’s financials are audited annually by Lulloff & Taylor, LLC, CPA. Please contact laura.dries@andeanhealth.org for audited financial statements. AHD is a 501c3 non-profit. Tax ID: 39-1809174. Donations are tax-exempt.

Please ask if your company matches donations. Thank you!

We have the following equipment needs at Hesburgh Hospital. Please consider contributing toward the purchase of one of the items below. Naming rights are available.
  • Intra-Operative X-ray Machine, $55,000
  • 3 Draeger Ventilators, Each $40,000
  • Newborn Incubator, $12,000
  • 2 ICU Monitors, Each $10,000
  • 6 Cardio Pulmonary Monitors , Each $6,000

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Fall 2018 News

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