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1984 - Working by phone, fax and manual logs, UNOS organ placement specialists work to save lives.
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Thanks to innovation and continuous improvement, the U.S. organ donation system is now among the best in the world.
Two women hold a photo of an organ donor.
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When confronted with her son’s passing, this mother said ‘yes’ to organ donation so his spirit could live on. Learn more about what organ donation is like from the perspective of both the donor family and recipient.
An elderly hand holding a young hand
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Our nation’s oldest organ donor, a World War II veteran, proves you can give the gift of life at any age
A hand writing a letter
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If you decide to reach out, Mid-America Transplant can help facilitate the process. Here are some helpful tips on the outreach process for both the recipient and the donor family.
National Pediatric Transplant Week: April 24-30, 2022
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National Pediatric Transplant Week (April 24-30) aims to eliminate the pediatric transplant waiting list.
Kelley Pendleton holds up a picture of her late husband Kevin, who became an organ donor
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When confronted with their loved one’s passing, this family said yes to organ donation and saved four lives.
Mid-America Transplant staff stand on a stage in Washington DC
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“We are honored and humbled to be recognized as one of the nation’s role model organizations for quality and performance improvement,” says Diane Brockmeier, president and CEO of Mid-America Transplant.
April is National Donate Life Month - SayYesGiveLife.org
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Donate Life America was inspired by the vital role that bees play in sustaining life and, as April is Donate Life Month, has named the 2022 theme “Bee A Donor”. Here's how you can "bee" involved in this April's celebration!
Picture of a clock. Text says "Save a life in two minutes or less"
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95 percent of Americans support organ donation, but only 60 percent are registered. Here’s why you should register now.
Edith Helm: First Woman to Give Birth After Organ Transplantation
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This Women’s History Month, we celebrate three female pioneers who made an indelible mark on the lives of those touched by organ donation.