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Living donation

Living donation

More than 122,000 people are waiting for transplants,but the demand for organs far exceeds the supply. Living donation offers another choice for transplant candidates, and it extends the supply of organs.

Find educational resources, tools and news about living donation below:

Living kidney donor requirements

(Jan 2014 | Duration: 56:52)

Standardizing patient care

In this webcast, Christie Thomas, M.B., chair of the OPTN/UNOS Living Donor Committee at the time, covers living kidney donor program requirements, including policy requirements, informed consent, psychosocial medical evaluations and living kidney donor follow-up.

Follow-up data reporting

(Nov. 2013 | Duration: 49:07)

Medical evaluations

(August 2013 | Duration: 30:31)

Informed consent

(May 2013 | Duration: 29:25)

Living donation news

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Sleeman

UNOS commemorates the life and contributions of former staff member Elizabeth F. Sleeman, M.H.A., who passed away March 4 at the age of 32.
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