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Are you interested in learning more about the donation and transplant process?
Are you or a loved one waiting for a kidney transplant?

Download the Living Donation Fact Sheet or attend a live program.  Use our contact form to sign up for program notices.


Upcoming Programs

March 16, 2017
Location:  Franklin Public Library
9151 W. Loomis Rd
Franklin, WI  53132
Room:  Fadrow A
You can also join online LIVE.  Call 414-897-8669 to register and receive the link to watch online.

It’s in YOU to SAVE A LIFE
Living Kidney Donation – Everything You Wanted to Know and Didn’t Know What to Ask

During this program, you will learn who is eligible to donate a kidney and what is involved in the medical evaluation and surgical process.

Potential recipients will also be able to hear from social work and financial experts answering your questions about how to ask someone to consider living donation, as well as insurance and other financial questions.

This program is a collaborative offering of the NKFW and Aurora St. Luke’s Solid Organ Transplant Program

Presenters:   Jeffrey Klister BSN, RN
                   Fadi Hussein, MD
                   Jessica Berger-Martinez, MSW
                   Chris Carloni – Transplant Financial Counselor

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Online & Community Conference Center, Wauwatosa
In collaboration with Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Transplant Center
The BIG Ask, The BIG Give
When you are a kidney patient, it is hard to tell people about your illness and ask for help.  How do you find someone to give you a ‘second chance at life’? Individuals who need a kidney transplant will learn strategies on how to find a potential living donor. 
Allison Stephans, MSW, APSW
Abdominal Transplant Social Worker
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Froedtert Hospital

Past Programs



Living donor requirements vary at each transplant center.  The centers in Wisconsin are:

Transplant Center of Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Elizabeth Lee, RN, BSN:  414-805-0488

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Cathy Werwinski: 608-261-0516

Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center
Jeff Klister: 414-646-0584




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