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PUB-046: Comprehensive Organ Donation Strategy

Comprehensive Organ Donation Strategy: The Wisconsin Medical Society supports:

  1. The removal of barriers to living organ donation at the time of imminent death as long as it does not directly cause the death of the donor.
  2. Recognizing that obtaining consent is a significant barrier to deceased organ donation and supports national and statewide initiatives that address ways to increase rates of consent for donation.
  3. The removal of disincentives to living organ donation. (HOD, 0416)