YNHH earns national organ donation award

organ donation award

On April 5, Yale New Haven Hospital received the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration platinum award for organ donation efforts and raised the Donate Life flag in honor of organ donor awareness month in April. Among those at the event were front row (l-r): Joyce Albert, RN, and Lisa Hughes, RN, clinical transplant coordinators; Sharon Klein, RN, clinical program director, YNHH Transplantation Center; and Francine LoRusso, RN, vice president, Patient Services, Heart and Vascular and Transplantation centers and Medicine Services; and back row (l-r): David Mulligan, MD, Transplantation Center director; Joe Reilly, LCSW, social worker; and Keith Churchwell, MD, senior vice president, Operations, and executive director, HVC and Transplant, and clinical service coordinator, Medicine.