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UNOS Ethics Webinar Series

New recorded video will be available February 17

Cost: No charge

Ethics of increased risks donation

Featured Experts: Art Caplan, PhD and Lainie Ross, MD, PhD
Certain illnesses and behaviors put donors into the PHS increased risk category. Learn more about donors with hepatitis, HIV (and the HOPE Act) and cancer as well as those with high-risk histories, such as IV drug use, prison and even multiple transfusions. What about donors with other diseases such as Alzheimer’s? How about patients with Lou Gehrig’s? How much should candidates be told about their donor’s history? Does that change when they have a living donor? Listing practices will also be covered.

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