WRTC Volunteer Selected to Ride on Rose Parade Donate Life Float

WRTC Volunteer Selected to Ride on Rose Parade Donate Life Float

Every year, the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) sponsors one tissue recipient from an accredited institution to have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride on the Donate Life Float in the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. After receiving dozens of nominations from across the nation, the AATB selected Washington RegionalRead More …

Breathing New Life into Donated Lungs

Breathing New Life into Donated Lungs

Breathing New Life into Donated Lungs Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC) has adopted a new donor management protocol that is resulting in an increase in lung utilization. After several viable lungs were recovered successfully but not transplanted, Andrew Shunk, Advanced Practice Coordinator and Dr. Carlos Fernandez-Bueno, Medical Director, made theRead More …