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

National:

CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson talks about importance of organ donation

Published: 4/9/2017; Source: ABC 7

Bijou Phillips Recuperating After ‘100% Successful Kidney Transplant’

Published: 4/7/2017; Source: People.com

Cambridge company is making designer pigs with transplantable (to people) organs

Published: 4/6/2017; Source: Boston Globe

International:

Heart disease breakthrough: Pump REVERSES heart damage without the need for a transplant   

Published: 4/11/2017; Source: Express U.K.

13-Year-Old Girl is First Child in Britain to Receive Artificial Heart

Published: 4/11/2017; Source: ReachMD

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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