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  • patient education

Event Series: Becoming a Donation Champion

The living donor team is pleased to present a new virtual education series called “Becoming a Donation Champion” — a monthly series alternating on the fourth Monday or Thursday of every month, which aims to equip kidney recipients and their loved ones with the necessary knowledge, support and tools to find a living donor.

  • news

Recognizing National Donate Life Month

Each April, National Donate Life Month serves to encourage the public to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to honor those that have saved lives through the gift of donation. The Massachusetts General Hospital Transplant Center partnered with New England Donor Services to organize virtual events to celebrate this important month.

  • video

Blum Center Program: The Road to Racial Equity in Kidney Transplant

In this Mass General Blum Center presentation from April 7, 2021, Winfred Williams, MD, and Jamil Sulemana, RN, BSN, discuss kidney disease in the black community, the differences between dialysis and kidney transplant, and when one should consider kidney transplantation. They also share strategies for success, including preparing for your transplant evaluation, finding a living donor, and taking care of yourself on the waitlist.

  • patient story

Reflections from Living Donors

In recognition of National Donate Life Month, the living donor team at Massachusetts General Hospital collected reflections from a few of our previous donors about their experience and their advice for anyone who is interested to become a living donor.

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