September 17, 2019

Recent medical and surgical advances have led to organ transplants becoming the treatment of choice for patients with end-stage organ disease. Kidneys are the most commonly transplanted organ, but the demand far exceeds the supply, and the wait for an available organ can be long and uncertain.

A recent transplant patient, along with members of his medical team, will share the story of his arduous journey to receiving the donor organ that saved his life.

Speakers

William Tupper
Transplant Patient

Melanie HoeingMelanie Hoenig, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Nephrology Division
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

Martha PavlakisMartha Pavlakis, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Medical Director, Transplant Nephrology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Gift of Life Video