News

May 31, 2018

Medical Assistant Training

Upperclassmen in the Medical Assistant program at Erie High School spent the day with UPMC Hamot employees earlier this month thanks to a gift from the Next Generation Fund at Hamot Health Foundation.

May 01, 2018

Youth Leadership Institute

Hamot Health Foundation was proud to grant $6,000 from the Next Generation Fund to help the future leaders at Youth Leadership Institute of Erie continue chasing their dreams.

March 29, 2018

Support the Clothing Fund

Hamot Health Foundation funds comfortable clothing for patients in the Emergency Department who need new garments upon discharge — including victims of sexual assault. Often, these patients have to surrender their clothing as evidence, or their clothes need to be replaced because they are torn and dirty.

February 28, 2018

Donor Spotlight: National Fuel

​In December 2015, 24-year-old Ali Fuhrman tragically lost her life in a car accident that also critically injured her father, Pat. Pat works at National Fuel, and last year he approached his employer to ask if the company would be willing to sponsor the cost of Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) training, a nationally recognized program, in honor of his daughter.

January 31, 2018

Orthopaedic Mission Trip

​Care isn’t limited to the walls of the hospital, especially for a team of 14 UPMC Hamot staff members who traveled to Valladolid, Mexico, earlier this month. The team, which included physicians, residents, and other staff, spent the week providing free medical and surgical care to nearly 130 patients who otherwise could not afford or access the care they need.