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A resource for organ and tissue donation professionals.

Following are recent national and international articles on donation / transplantation.

National:

Mom Loses Hands and Feet to Blood Infection—Then Receives Life-Saving Kidney From Stranger

Published: 11/10/2017; Source: People

Man who walked miles every day to find kidney donor for wife finally gets his wish 

Published: 11/9/2017; Source: CBS

International:

World’s first human head transplant a success, professor says

Published: 11/17/2017; Source: New York Post

Israeli man, 66, receives kidney from daughter who died in horseback riding accident

Published: 10/16/2017; Source:Savannah Jewish Federation

 

Below are podcasts featuring experts discussing topics such as comforting grieving donor families, communicating with recipient families, and communicating with medical staff.

Reopening the Donation Conversation with Dr. Cherry Wise


Engaging the Physician, Part 1, with Chris Schimpf


Engaging the Physician, Part 2, with Chris Schimpf


Supporting Families of Pediatric Donors with Dr. Cherry Wise


Supporting Families With Children with Dr. Cherry Wise


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