Organ donation a difficult topic for many to discuss, but for those in need, a simple decision to become an organ donor literally gives thousands a new chance at life. April is national Donate Life Month, which helps bring awareness to organ donation and helps encourage people to register to be organ donors. It's also an opportunity to remember and honor those that have saved lives through donation.
Scott & White performs heart, lung, kidney/pancreas, corneal and blood/stem cell transplants at our Temple Hospital. Learn more about Scott & White's transplant program at transplant.sw.org.
Transplant surgeon Dr. Jacqueline Lappin describes the types of organ donations and how you can register to become a donor.