In Transplant News
2016 Transplant Games Coming to Cleveland
The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission announced that the 2016 Donate Life Transplant Games will be held in Cleveland July 22-26 2016. As a 20+ year resident of Cleveland, I can attest to the quality of facilities and the commitment of the city to the event. Let the training begin.
Organ Failure Fetish?
The New York Times published what may be the most disturbing article I’ve read relating to kidney transplantation. In My Illness, the Third Partner In Our Relationship, author Eric Trump details the unsettling details of his affair with his married professor – that ended when he regained his health after his kidney transplant.
Transplant Surgeon Chris Berry at TEDxFlourCity
19 people die every day due to the lack of available life-saving organs. Dr. Chris Berry makes a powerful plea in this TEDx presentation to encourage organ donation.
What’s missing? Any discussion of how we can encourage living organ donation. It’s the only way we have to eliminate the transplant waiting list.