Raising Organ Donor Awareness Through Social Media

Although more people than ever are signing up to become an organ donor, the demand for organs still greatly exceeds the number of available donors. Clinicians and advocates have taken a number of measures to raise awareness of organ donation, including the use of social media to help provide education on the topic.

Although more people than ever are signing up to become an organ donor, the demand for organs still greatly exceeds the number of available donors. Clinicians and advocates have taken a number of measures to raise awareness of organ donation, including the use of social media to help provide education on the topic.

Martin Cadeiras, MD, from UCLA, discussed organ donation and offered advice on using social media to raise awareness and provide consumer education during an interview at the 2014 American Heart Assocaition Scientific Sessions in Chicago.