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Funding Agency:

The Greenwall Foundation

Principal Investigator:

Margaret L Schwarze, MD, MPP


The Patient Preferences Project: Better Communication for Surgical Decision Making


Vascular Surgery

Project Summary:

This project examines attitudes about donation before circulatory death, from the viewpoint of previous organ donor families and professional organ donation stakeholder groups. The goal of this study is to inform patients, transplant centers, medical ethicists and policy makers about innovative strategies for organ recovery.

Project Status: Data collection is complete, analysis is in process.

Want to learn more?

  • Poster presentation at the American Transplant Congress, Chicago, IL, May 2017 and the 8th Annual University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery Research Summit, Madison, WI, January 2017
  • More publications to come! Copyright © 2017 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System