8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Update and Current Trends: the Future of Solid Organ Donation

Nikole Neidlinger, MD - Donor Network West and California Pacific Medical Center

Learning Objectives:

  • To articulate the role of the Organ Procurement Organization, Donor Network West, as a partner in donation
  • Empower providers to identify and refer potential pediatric organ and tissue donors
  • Discuss the role that organ donation can play in the donor family grieving process
  • Review hospital donation quality metrics and the American Academy of Pediatrics' Statement on pediatric organ donation 


Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
725 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304


Nikole Neidlinger, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Donor Network West
Transplant Surgeon
California Pacific Medical Center

CME Credit


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Credit Designation

The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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