Organ transplants from living donors has been an accepted medical practice for decades. But today, donors and recipients don’t necessarily know each other. A panel talks about "stranger donors," and new programs designed to increase the supply of organs to people who need them.

Guests

  • Alice Sullivan kidney donor
  • Dr. Jimmy Light transplant surgeon at the Washington Hospital Center
  • Lori Brigham of the Washington Regional Transplant Consortium

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Dec 19 2014World leaders react to a historic shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba. Pakistan buries victims of a school massacre by the Taliban. And U.S. officials say North Korea is behind the hacking of Sony Pictures. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

The Future Of U.S.-Cuban Relations

Thursday, Dec 18 2014Cuba releases American contractor Alan Gross after five years' imprisonment on espionage charges. The U.S. releases several Cubans in exchange. Details on the prisoner swap and the future of U.S.-Cuban relations.