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Transplant patient webinar addresses upcoming changes to lung distribution

Published on: Wednesday, December 28, 2022

The OPTN Lung Transplantation Committee will host a webinar on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, from 3 to 4 p.m. EST for transplant patients and their caregivers, to help them understand the upcoming policy changes that are coming with the implementation of continuous distribution for lung on March 9, 2023. You may register for the webinar here.

Hear from the Lung transplantation committee Chair Dr. Marie Budev, Immediate Past Chair Dr. Erika Lease, and Patient Representatives Brian Armstrong (lung transplant recipient) and Kelly M Willenberg (spouse of an organ donor). A patient FAQ is available on the OPTN website.

The presenters will address participant questions as time permits. 

Watch a recording of the webinar here in the patient resources section