You Want a Piece of Me? Organ Transplantation Stories from the Real World

If you were given the chance to save eight lives, wouldn’t you take it? The Norman Lear Center’s Hollywood, Health & Society program organized this panel discussion so that health experts could explain leading-edge technology and therapy and expose the myths of organ donation. Hear personal stories about the second chance of life from real organ recipients and donors, and see how a popular primetime drama addressed this compelling issue. Introduction: Sandra de Castro Buffington. Keynote: Dr. Robert A. Montgomery. Moderator: Dr. Neal Baer. Panelists: Dr. Joe Sachs, James Redford, Dr. Andrew S. Klein, Dr. Kenneth P. Moritsugu, Melodie Williams, Thomas Mone.