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Living kidney donation: Free seminar, April 24

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Diagram showing how a donated kidney is implanted in the human bodySeminar Living Kidney Donation April 24 at First Hill Campus

A free educational seminar about living kidney donation will be held Tuesday, April 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Glaser Auditorium on Swedish Medical Center’s First Hill campus (747 Broadway, first floor).

At the two-hour seminar Swedish Organ Transplant’s living kidney donor team will talk about the living kidney donor process.

Speakers will include:

  • Phillip Chapman, M.D. – Living kidney donor surgeon
  • Nelson Goes, M.D. – Nephrologist
  • Diane Gould, R.N. – Living donor clinical transplant coordinator
  • Kathy Otis, M.S.W. – Medical social worker
  • A living donor
  • Moderator Marquis Hart, M.D. – Organ transplant surgeon and medical director of Swedish Organ Transplant

After the team members speak, a panel of two or three living kidney donors will discuss their personal experience with being a living donor, followed by a question-and-answer period.

Light refreshments will be served.

Registration for this free seminar is required.

To RSVP, contact Dwayne Biles at 206-215-2913 or via dwayne.biles@swedish.org.

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