Support the Musculoskeletal Institute today by contributing to one of the following Funds administered by Atrium Health Foundation on behalf of the MSKI:


The Orthopaedic Research Advancement Fund

Supports capital improvements, specialized equipment, educational conferences, resident research studies, and other items designed to advance the research efforts of the Orthopaedic Surgery Department at Carolinas Medical Center. Donate now.

The Edward N. Hanley Jr., MD Endowed Chair for Ortho Surgery

This endowment supports resident and fellow educational opportunities, investigator initiated research projects, and leadership development at Carolinas Medical Center. Donate now.

The Carolinas Sports Medicine Fund

The Carolinas Sports Medicine Fund supports Atrium Health’s sports medicine and injury care programs for adolescents, adults and seniors across the hospital system.  Donate now.

The Carolinas Muscular Dystrophy Research Fund

Initiated in 2003, this Fund is dedicated to research for select types of muscular dystrophy, particularly Limb/Girdle, which is currently being conducted at Carolinas Medical Center’s McColl-Lockwood Laboratory for MD Research. Donate now.

The Dr. Jerry & Audrey Petty Endowed Professorship in Spine Surgery 

Honoring the exceptional, patient-centered care provided by Dr. Jerry Petty, the Endowed Professorship in Spine Surgery supports the education of the next generation of leaders in Spine Surgery, and research innovations to improve the care of patients with spine injury or disorders. Donate now.

Hendrick Family Endowed Professorship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery  

Created to honor the highly specialized care provided to a member of the Hendrick family, the Endowed Professorship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery supports strategic research and education initiatives envisioned the MSKI leadership to provide care for children with hand disorders such as Brachial Plexus Nerve Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Congenital Hand Deformity, and more associated with the Musculoskeletal Institute at Atrium Health’s Mercy Hospital. Donate now.