Be a part of the Campaign for the AAES 40th Year Anniversary by making a donation today. The Campaign outlines new initiatives that will expand opportunities for current and future endocrine surgeons.


Your gift to the AAES Foundation will help enrich and extend the horizons of endocrine surgery. Contributions help support operations including activities related to education and research of endocrine surgical diseases. You may also choose to make your gift in honor or in memory of someone, or do a directed donation to one of our endowed lecture funds. See below for more information on the various donations funds.

General Fund
Your donation to the AAES Foundation General Fund will help support activities related to the education and professional development of endocrine surgeons and AAES members, as well as the research of endocrine surgical diseases. We will use these funds to build the future of our organization  with new and exciting education and scholarship programs to help expand the knowledge our students, active surgeons and our patients. 

Endowed Lectures
Three funds have been created to support the endowed lectures at the AAES Annual Meeting and at Endocrine Surgery University. Your contribution can help support one of these endowed lectures:

  • UCSF Carol and Orlo Clark Lectureship
  • Martha Zeiger M.D. Historical Lecture at Endocrine Surgery University
  • Medical College of Wisconsin – Stuart D. Wilson, M.D. Historical Lecture

Endocrine Research Discovery Fund
The Endocrine Research Discovery Fund aims to build upon and expand the Paul LoGerfo Research Awards, which were first developed to honor the life of Paul LoGerfo, MD who made numerous major contributions to the field of endocrine surgery during his esteemed career. Dr. LoGerfo passed away from malignant melanoma in 2003 during the peak of his career while serving as President of the AAES. Monetary grants will support research in basic science and clinical areas related to endocrine surgical diseases. 

There are many ways to show your support.
Make a gift that costs you nothing during your lifetime through your will or trust. Or, you may want to donate an asset you no longer need or want. We can assist you with your planning while helping you realize your charitable goals. Click here to view additional gift options.

Make a donation while you shop on Amazon
The AAES Foundation participates in AmazonSmile, a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite non-profit organzation every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to AAES Foundation. Simply go to from a web browser on your computer or mobile device. Login to your Amazon account and select a the AAES Foundation as your charitable organization. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make through AmazonSmile will result in a donation.

Prefer to mail a check? Please send your donation to our Headquarters at the address below. If your gift is in support of a specific fund listed above, be sure to note that with your check.
AAES Foundation
201 E. Main Street, Suite 1405
Lexington, KY 40507

Thank you to our current donors
The AAES Foundation recognizes cumulative lifetime contributions beginning at the Friend level of $500. Donors who have either pledged to donate or have already donated $10,000 will be deemed Norman Thompson Fellows. Click here to view the donor honor roll.

The Tax ID Number for the AAES Foundaiton is 27-2484289.