VCU Health Transplant Program from a Quality and Access Lens 

History and Health; Equitable Access to Care, will host a panel discussion examining the VCU Health Transplant Program from a Quality and Access Lens on October 20 from 11:30-1:00pm room2/3-200 at the McGlothlin Medical Education Center, 1201 East Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23298. The center began in 1957, when the Medical College of Virginia completed the first organ transplant in Virginia and shortly after created the nation's first Clinical Transplant Program. Join moderator Rev. Dr. Marilyn Barnes, Director, Spiritual Care Department, Dr. Marlon Levy, Chief Medical Officer, VCU Medical Center, Cherron Gillmore heart transplant recipient, and Dr. Jim Childress, Professor of Ethics and Religious Studies at UVA, as they discuss the intersection of the organ transplant industry with quality and access to such life-saving procedures. This event, co-sponsored by University College’s Common Book Program and the Office of Health Equity, will be held in-person and streamed. This event is free and open to the community, but space is limited. Register HERE.

 

Meet your panelists

Moderator: Rev. Marilyn J. D. Barnes, MS, MA, MPH, BCC is the Director of the Spiritual Care Department at VCU.

Marlon F. Levy, MD, FACS - Chief Medical Officer, VCU Medical Center

James F. Childress, PhD - Professor Emeritus, University Professor, Professor of Ethics and Religious Studies

Cherron Gilmore, heart transplant recipient