Ethical Issues in Living Donor Transplantation, Ranging from Kidneys to Uteri


Presented on September 25, 2018

Continuing education credits available until:
Tuesday, September 24, 2019


Savitha Iyengar, MS - Moderator
Manager, Quality & Compliance
Mayo Clinic St. Mary's Hospital
Rochester, MN
Kevin Reid, DMD, MS, MA - Speaker
Chair of the Transplant Ethics Advisory Board
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Rochester, MN



When considering living donor transplantation options, there are not just clinical and psychological factors to review, ethical considerations must be carefully scrutinized as well. During this webinar, we will dive deeper into the unique ethical concerns that arise with living donation ultimately influencing organ procurement and allocation, regardless of the organ transplanted.

Target Audience:
Members of the donation and transplantation community serving diverse populations to include administrators, coordinators, physicians, nurses, surgeons, managers, quality improvement specialists, social workers, and other donation and transplantation center professionals and their colleagues.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of the webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the commonly employed ethical principles of Beneficence, Non-Maleficence, and Respect for Autonomy and Justice, frequently employed to provide guidance resolving challenging ethical problems in Living Donor Transplantation.
  • Identify the unique ethical issues that influence organ procurement and allocation in Living Donor Transplantation.
  • Compare and contrast the ethical concerns associated with living donation in kidney and uterine transplantation.
  • Recognize the ethical concerns related to the Paired Kidney Exchange, Kidney Voucher Programs Directed vs. Directed Donation, Public Solicitation for Organs, and Payment for Live Donation.


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OnDemand Recording - Available Until 09/24/2019: Ethical Issues in Living Donor Transplantation, Ranging from Kidneys to Uteri

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  • Tuesday Sep 24 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM