Legal Scenarios for Authorization

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Event Dates: 
October 16, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Presentation 2

Presentation Summary:

During this session, we will cover the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act and the AATB Standards on Authorization and Notification of First Person gifts. We will present the legal and ethical basis for our practice in facilitating the gift, especially issues such as determining who is reasonably available to make the gift, the elements which must be communicated to authorizing parties, the documentation of waiver or unavailability, the verification of the donor, and other topics pertinent to documenting donation. This session will include real-life scenarios and a dialogue with the audience on their areas of concern.

Christina Strong

Christina Strong

Ms. Strong is a principal of the Law Office of Christina W. Strong, L.L.C. Ms. Strong's practice focuses on health law, including issues of policy, bioethics and legislation, both state and federal. Ms. Strong has particular expertise in the area of anatomical gifting of organs and tissue for transplant, research and medical education. She has worked with AOPO, AATB and numerous OPOs, tissue banks and research organizations. Ms. Strong serves as General Counsel to the New Jersey Sharing Network. She has taught as an adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers State University School of Law, and she serves on the Board of Donate Life America.

Legal Scenarios for Authorization

 

Speaker: Christina Strong, J.D.
Date: October 16, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST