Few transplant surgeons are Black. Giving medical students a rare peek at organ donation may help.

From Associated Press • October 24, 2023 • by Lauran Neergaard—

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It’s long after midnight when the bustling operating room suddenly falls quiet — a moment of silence to honor the man lying on the table.


This is no ordinary surgery. Detrick Witherspoon died before ever being wheeled in, and now two wide-eyed medical students are about to get a hands-on introduction to organ donation.


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