Equity in Transplantation: Understanding Ethnic & Racial Disparities
October 5, 2021 from 02:00pm to 05:00pm EDT
Join New England Donor Services, the organ procurement organization serving the 6 New England states and Bermuda, for a national virtual symposium on the current state of equity in transplantation in the US. The symposium will feature this panel of multicultural researchers and clinicians presenting statistics and data on transplant disparities within multiethnic communities, its possible causes and solutions. Presenters will each have 30 minutes to speak followed by Q&A.
Rachel Patzer, PhD, MPH, FAST
Velma P. Scantlebury, MD, FACS
Oscar Serrano, MD, MBA, FACS
Ken Sutha, MD, PhD
Thomas Wyatt, MD, FACEP
Special Remarks By:
Alexandra Glazier, NEDS President & CEO
Galen Henderson, MD, FNCS
Ingrid Palacios, NEDS Multicultural Community Program Manager
Steven Averhart, NEDS Family Services Manager
This activity has been approved for:
• 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
• 3.6 Nursing Contact Hours
• 3.0 Category 1 CEPTC Credits
• 3.0 CTBS Credits
• 3.0 CEBT Credits
Jointly sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School and New England Donor Services.
This is a free, no cost event.