Doctor discusses how communities can get educated on National Minority Donor Awareness Month

News

August is National Minority Donor Awareness Month. Out of the 100,000 patients that waiting for lifesaving organ transplants, nearly 60% are from multicultural communities such as African American/Black, Hispanic, Asian Pacific Islander, and Native American.

Here to talk more about this is Dr. Bishoy Emmanuel, a transplant surgeon with the Hartford Hospital Transplant Program.

Watch the video above for the whole interview.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss