Islam

The Islamic Faith and Organ Donation The religion of Islam strongly believes in the principle of saving human lives.  According to A. Sachedina in his Transplant Proceedings article, “Islamic Views on Organ Transplantation,” “the majority of the Muslim scholars belonging to various schools of Islamic law have invoked the principleRead More …

Jewish

All four branches of Judaism (Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, and Reconstructionist) support and encourage donation.  According to Orthodox Rabbi Moses Tendler, Chairman of the Biology Department of Yeshiva University in New York City and Chairman of Bioethics Commission of the Rabbinical Council of America, “If one is in the position toRead More …

National MOTTEP Recognizes WRTC with First Ever Tony Sagayadoro Award

National MOTTEP Recognizes WRTC with First Ever Tony Sagayadoro Award

Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC), the non-profit organ procurement organization (OPO) in the metro D.C. area was honored to receive the first ever Tony Sagayadoro Award from the National Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program (MOTTEP). The award was presented to Lori Brigham, WRTC President and Chief Executive Officer fromRead More …