Doctor Live Chats
We hold live web chats with our Emory doctors on a regular basis to give our community an opportunity to interact in realtime with our physicians on the Web. Chats topics and doctors involved vary, so if you ever have a request for a new topic you'd like us to cover, you can let us know!
Giving the Gift of Live: Understanding Organ Donation
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. EST
Hosted by: Sharon B. Mathews MS, RN, CPTC
April serves as National Donate Life month – raising awareness around organ donation and celebrating those who have given the precious gift of life to another. Currently more than 123,000 men, women and children are awaiting a lifesaving transplant. They are in need of organs, tissue, and bone marrow which can all be transplanted if donors were available, giving recipients a second chance at life. Understandably, potential donors may have reservations about organ donation. To get the facts and learn more about organ donation, join Sharon Mathews, MS, RN, CPTC, of the Emory Transplant Center for a live chat on Tuesday, April 25th from Noon – 1PM. She will answer all of your questions about organ donation, including how many people are currently waiting for an organ, what organs can be donated, and who can donate. She will also discuss Emory Transplant Center’s living donor and paired donor exchange programs.
We look forward to your questions!