How Common Is Body and Organ Donation?
According to a recent study by Donate Life America, 95% of U.S. adults support organ donation, while only 54% have committed to donating by registering as anatomical donors. “The fact of the matter is, we need more organ donors,” says Kim Olthoff, MD, chief of the division of Transplant Surgery at Penn Medicine. Why Donate...
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What Is Body Donation?
You may have heard this term discussed by friends or family, on TV, or even while scrolling through social media. Body donation is the donation of the human body after death, for the purposes of research or education. Donations play an integral part in advancing medical science through the study of the human body. It...
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