Upcoming TTS-ISODP WEBINAR

Death Declaration by an Intensive Care Doctor
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10am EST (8am Edmonton)

Speaker

Professor Sam Shemie, MD Division of Critical Care Medicine, Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre & Research Institute Professor of Pediatrics, McGill University Honourary Staff Physician, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto Medical Advisor, Deceased Organ Donation, Canadian Blood Services   Professor Sam Shemie, MD
Division of Critical Care Medicine,
Montreal Children’s Hospital,
McGill University Health Centre & Research Institute
Professor of Pediatrics, McGill University
Honourary Staff Physician, Department of Critical Care Medicine,
Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
Medical Advisor, Deceased Organ Donation, Canadian Blood Services

Moderator

Kimberly Young, RN, BScN, MHS Director Donation and Transplantation, Medical Services and Innovation Canadian Blood Services Edmonton, AB, Canada   Kimberly Young, RN, BScN, MHS
Director Donation and Transplantation, Medical Services and Innovation
Canadian Blood Services
Edmonton, AB, Canada

 

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Mission


The mission of the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement (ISODP) is to foster, promote and develop all aspects of organ and tissue donation and procurement. The ultimate aim is to increase the supply of high quality organs and tissue to match the need.

The mission of the ISODP can be accomplished by focusing on:

  • Societal attitudes and legislative requirements
  • Perfecting the process of donation and procurement
  • Ways of expanding the donor pool
  • Measures to minimize donor organ injury
  • The development and facilitation of educational programs
  • Ethical matters related to organ and tissue donation and procurement