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HBCU medical schools to tackle organ transplant disparities

 


A new initiative aimed at increasing the number of Black Americans registered as organ donors and combating disparities among transplant recipients was announced Thursday by a coalition that includes the four medical schools at the nation's historically Black colleges and universities.

The collaboration follows a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report, "Realizing the Promise of Equity in the Organ Transplantation System," that found significant disparities in the nation's organ transplant system. It was released earlier this year and commissioned by Congress, which...



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