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Sunday, April 3, 2016

VCU Health Hume-Lee Transplant Center to raise flag for National Donate Life Month

The Progress Index

RICHMOND — In recognition of April being National Donate Life Month, the VCU Health Hume-Lee Transplant Center is raising a Donate Life flag outside VCU Medical Center that will fly throughout the entire month. After April, the flag will be raised whenever an organ donation occurs from a living or deceased donor at Hume-Lee Transplant Center or VCU Medical Center. This is the first time the flag is being raised at VCU Medical Center.

A ceremony marking the raising of the flag was held on April 1 at 10 a.m. The ceremony began inside the first-floor lobby of the James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Medical Education Center at 1201 E. Marshall St. Marlon Levy, M.D., director of the Hume-Lee Transplant Center, and Brian Shepard, CEO of United Network For Organ Sharing, spoke at the event. Following their remarks, the ceremony moved outside VCU Medical Center where the flag was raised. Continue reading

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