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Swaytha Ganesh, MD, explains the importance of organ donation and why living-liver donation and transplantations are crucial in saving lives.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recall resources for patients to find a living donor
  • Identify patients who would benefit from a living donor


Dr. Ganesh has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters' disclosures of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services used on or consumed by patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers, and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.050) continuing education units (CEUs) which are equivalent to 0.50 contact hours.

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Release Date: 9/24/2019 | Last Modified On: 9/24/2019 | Expires: 9/24/2020

This course has been expired.