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

National:

Woman drops 40 pounds so she can donate her kidney to ailing friend

Published: 5/19/2017; Source: Today.com

Surgeons plan to use hepatitis-infected hearts to slash wait for a transplant

Published: 5/18/2017; Source: Fox News

‘I Took an Oath to Protect and Serve’: Police Officer Is Donating Her Kidney to an 8-Year-Old She Just Met

Published: 5/14/2017; Source: People.com

International:

Organ donations saved the lives of these young men — now they’re helping others on the transplant waiting list 

Published: 4/28/2017; Source: ABC News

Millennials lead charge in organ registrations, but need overwhelms

Published: 4/29/2017; Source: Metro Canada

KIMS Hospitals set new precedent in organ donation with ‘swap registry’ 

Published: 4/20/2017; Source: United News of India

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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