Resources

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT BECOMING A LIVING KIDNEY DONOR:

Katie Mank |  Northwestern Medicine
Independent Living Donor Advocate/Clinical Social worker
312/695-4485
kmank@nm.org

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT BECOMING A LIVING LIVER DONOR:

Lori Clark | Northwestern Medicine
Independent Living Donor Advocate/Clinical Social worker
312-926-2000
lclark@nm.org

FACEBOOK GROUPS FOR DONORS

Living Kidney Donors

ALODF Donor Support Group

Northwestern Organ Donors

TRANSPLANT RESOURCES:

Transplant Village

Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA)

WaitList Zero

ORGANize

Living Kidney Donor Network

American Living Organ Donor Network

Northwestern Medicine Kidney Education Booklet

NMH Kovler Organ Transplantation Center

Renal Support Network

Donate Life

Gift of Hope

Kidney Jewelry

NMH Comprehensive Transplant Center

National Kidney Foundation

Donor to Donor

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)

National Kidney Foundation of Illinois (NKFI)

American Living Organ Donor Network

The Living Bank

INFO ABOUT BLACK MARKET ORGAN TRADE:

Underworld Inc- National Geographic

Tales from the Organ Trade HBO documentary

Human Harvest

PAIRED KIDNEY EXCHANGE IN THE NEWS

Seattle kidney chain changes 8 lives: ‘It’s the gift of life’

Two families thankful for each other after organ donation swap of kidneys

Coach finds a way to donate kidney to former student

Kidney paired donation pilot program: Five years of lifesaving service

100th living donor kidney transplant arranged through OPTN/UNOS Kidney Paired Donation Pilot Program

These four people donated organs to complete strangers

The OPTN/UNOS KPD Program: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

KPD program continues to grow

KPD program the beneficiary of generous assistance

OPTN/UNOS Board addresses KPD requirements

Additional KPD transplants performed

First KPD transplants performed as part of national pilot program

KPD pilot program to begin matching in October; participating programs named