WRTC Reflects on the Many Contributions of Dan Stockdreher

WRTC Reflects on the Many Contributions of Dan Stockdreher

We are reflecting on the many contributions of our longtime colleague and partner Dan Stockdreher. Dan, who recently passed away, was profoundly dedicated to the cause of organ donation and transplantation. His organization Clinical Consulting Associates helped ensure OPOs like WRTC could maximize every single lifesaving gift from organ andRead More …

WRTC Sets Organ Donor Record in 2021 Despite the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC), the non-profit organ procurement organization in the metro D.C. area, recovered lifesaving organs from 154 deceased donor heroes in 2021, breaking an organizational record of 151 organ donors set in 2005. WRTC is humbled to also recognize an additional 28 ‘donors in spirit,’ people whoRead More …

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 …