Body Donation Program Overview • Established to provide human cadavers for educational and scientific study • • • • • • Register Donors Coordinate with Donor Families Track Anatomical Specimens Review & Approve Requests Training Disposal of Anatomical Specimens Reason People Donate • • • • Altruism Chronic Illness Pragmatism Financial Reasons Procedures for Donor Registration • Pre-need Registration • Methods to get Donation Forms • Mail, Website, & Fax • Methods to Submit Forms • Mail, Fax, & Scan/Email • At-need Registration • Methods to get Donation Forms • Website & Fax • Methods to Submit Forms • Fax & Scan/Email Use of Donations • • • • • Medical Education – 520 Students Graduate Medical Education – 830 Students Continuing Medical Education Research Education Disposition of Donations • Cremation • Scattering at Sea Programs for Families of Donors • Memorial Service • Permanent Memorial Bench Other Whole Body Donation Programs • Legality • California Health and Safety Code 7150.50 • An Anatomical Gift may be made to any of the following persons named in a document of gift: • (1) A hospital, accredited medical school, dental school, college, university, or organ procurement organization, for research or education. • (2) Subject to subdivision (b), an individual designated by the person making the anatomical gift if the individual is the recipient of the part. • (3) An eye bank, or tissue bank. • Use of Donation • Outside of California and Outside of the United States • Options Any Questions??