Category Organ Donation

At What Cost Presumed Consent for Organ Donation?

Marika Warren points out some ethically challenging aspects of Nova Scotia’s new presumed consent legislation for organ donation.

Max and Keira: Life from Death

Barry Hoffmaster tells the story of Keira Ball and Max Johnson to illustrate the need for better organ donation policies.

ORGAN DONATION AFTER MEDICAL AID IN DYING

Jennifer A. Chandler describes some of the ethical and legal challenges surrounding organ donation following medical assistance in dying.

Facial Recognition Software and Improved Organ Donor Matching

Linda Wright briefly explains “hoped-for” GeneSetMatch technology and highlights problems for informed consent and public trust.

HIV and Organ Donation: From Taboo to Transplantation

Aviva Goldberg and Marie Chantal Fortin describe the benefits of organ donation between HIV-infected persons.

Uterine Transplantation and the Promise of Womb-anhood

Angel Petropanagos outlines some of the many medical risks and ethical challenges of uterine transplantation, including the challenges with obtaining informed consent and the harms to women as a group.

A Nudge Too Far

Dave Snow challenges “presumed consent” for deceased organ donation.