Patient-Donor Stories Make an Appointment Make a Donation Ask a Question An Unparalleled Approach to Care Patient with rare disease donates her IRA distribution. A Legacy of Good Health Debra Kates Shaw plans gift to support the work that changed her husband’s life. Insuring the Future of Collaborative Care Shannon LaFrance-Corum’s story starts out like many patient stories from National Jewish Health. A life-threatening respiratory illness that remained un-diagnosable until visiting Denver. What makes her story different is how she is choosing to end it. Patient Pays It Forward with Lifesaving Blended Gift Mike and Jackie Etemad support National Jewish Health for two reasons — the free-of-charge, lifesaving care Mike received in the 1950s and the cutting-edge research conducted today.