For physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, community leaders and students

Kountz | Callender | Drew

Transplant Symposium




The symposium is designed to promote the exchange of ideas on health care disparities and its impact on organ and tissue donation.  National and local experts highlight ways to engage physicians, health professionals and community leaders to become champions in saving lives.  Presenters examine the roles and responsibility of professional and public education to encourage strategies to increase the number organs available for transplantation and promote healthier communities.

Friday | March 24, 2017

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Gift of Life Michigan

3861 Research Park Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48101


By the end of the activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Utilize knowledge of how culture and faith impacts attitudes towards organ donation to improve living and deceased donor registration.
  2. Utilize new strategies to discuss organ donation in a culturally sensitive manner.
  3. Utilize cultural knowledge to identify opportunities to connect organ donation messages with diverse communities.

For more information you can contact Tanya Smith at 313-875-9055.




Registration fees:


Health Professionals

Chaplains, Students &Community Leaders






CME Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Michigan Medical School and Gift of Life Michigan. The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



University of MI Health System Professional Development & Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  (OBN-001-91)  (OH-423, 3/1/2019)


5.5 nursing contact hours will be provided.



The National Association of Catholic Chaplains has approved this program for 7.0 Continuing Education Hours.


“The provider of this educational event has designed the program so that it may be considered by participants for use as continuing education to enhance the professional knowledge and pastoral competency of chaplains certified through the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc.® an affiliate of the Association of Professional Chaplains™.”


This course is approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative.  Course approval #:031617-00  (7 CE hours)


The American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC) has assigned six (6) Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTCs) for this symposium.


Detroit MOTTEP Foundation

736 Lothrop  Detroit  MI  48206

PH (313) 875-9055   FAX (313) 875-9058