VCU Health Transplant Program from a Quality and Access Lens
In 1957, the Medical College of Virginia completed the first organ transplant in Virginia and shortly after created the nation's first Clinical Transplant Program. 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 discuss the intersection of the organ transplant industry with quality and access to such life-saving procedures.
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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