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Department of Surgery Grand Rounds


Santiago R. Vera, MD, FACS
Retired Professor of Surgery, UTHSC
Mid-South Transplant Foundation Medical Director

Stephanie Stevens, RN, CPTC
Manager of Organ Recovery
Mid-South Transplant Foundation

Peter Horton, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery, UTHSC

Ryan A. Helmick, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery, UTHSC

TITLE: “Donation after Cardiac Death”

DATE: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

LOCATION: 956 Court Avenue (Coleman Building, South Auditorium)

TIME: 8:45 – 9:45 a.m.


  • US history of DCD, organ discards
  • Roles of each team member
  • Global history and organ outcome at UTHSC

DISCLOSURES: Drs. Vera, Horton, Helmick, and Ms. Stephanie Stephens have no disclosures, which need to be revealed and will not discuss any off-label uses of products.

ACCREDITATION: Methodist Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT: Methodist Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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