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​​​Living Donation Week 2020

Living Donation Week 2020 – Program

September 14 to 18, 2020


Living Donation Week 2020 was an online event hosted by the Centre for Living Organ Donation from September 14-18, 2020 to raise awareness about living kidney and living liver donation, and celebrate living donors, recipients and everyone who wants to be a part their future.

All recorded sessions from Living Donation Week are eligible for self-learning/self-study activity credits in accordance with requirements of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Section 2) and the College of Family Physicians of Canada (non-certified).

  Monday, September 14 »
  Tuesday, September 15 »
  Wednesday, September 16 »
  Thursday, September 17 »
  Friday, September 18 »

Health Breaks

Yoga Practice: Yoga Practice #1 for Living Donors & Recipients | Yoga Practice #2 for Living Organ Donors & Recipients

Dance Breaks: Home-based dance exercise program Video #1 | Home-based dance exercise program Video #2 | Home-based dance exercise program Video #3




8:30 am – 11:00 am

International Perspectives on Access & Equity in Living Donor Kidney Transplantation

11:10 am – 1:00 pm

A.C.T.I.O.N. on Living Kidney Donation & Transplantation in Canada

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

In Conversation with the Kidney Transplant Team




9:00 am – 11:00 am

ACCESS LT: Improving Access & Equity in Living Liver Transplantation

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Healthy Eating Pre & Post Transplant and Living Donation

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

In Conversation with Psychosocial & Ethics




9:00 am – 10:00 am

Thought Leadership Panel: The Future of Transplantation & Living Donation

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Living Transplant Podcast: The Gratitude Episode

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

In Conversation with Living Donors & Recipients

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Celebration Event




8:30 am – 11:00 am

Living Donation & Faith Communities

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Sex-Based Disparities in Liver Transplantation

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

In Conversation with the Liver Transplant Team




9:00 am – 11:30 am

Living Donor Kidney Transplantation & Indigenous Communities

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Pitch Competition: Innovation in Living Donation Care, Research & Education

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

​In Conversation with Caregivers



Special Thanks

We are grateful for the generosity of our founding supporters:
Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc.
Kearney and Cahill Families
and to all of our donors and partners.

To learn how you can support the Centre, please visit uhnfoundation.ca/livingorgan or call 416 340 3935.



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