Eyes Wide Open - To Cornea, to Medical School, to Life

  • Aviad Sapir Joyce & Irving Goldman medical school, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Keywords: Corneal harvesting, Medical student, Ethical dilemmas, Organ donation

Abstract

Sharing memories of a medical student who is also a corneal harvester for transplantation. The text will describe and share stories and experiences he went through and what lessons he learned

Author Biography

Aviad Sapir, Joyce & Irving Goldman medical school, Beer-Sheva, Israel

BSc.

Sixth-year medical student of (Joyce & Irving Goldman medical school, Beer-Sheva, Israel) of a six-year program

References

Gaum L, Reynolds I, Jones MN, Clarkson AJ, Gillan HL, Kaye SB. Tissue and corneal donation and transplantation in the UK. Br J Anaesth. 2012 Jan;108 Suppl 1:i43-7.

Israeli Ministry of Health, Corneal transplantation guidelines- update, https://www.health.gov.il/hozer/mr12_2018.pdf. 2018, Jerusalem. Hebrew.

Sharif A. Organ donation and Islam-challenges and opportunities. Transplantation. 2012 Sep 15;94(5):442-6.

Sperling D, Gurman GM. Factors encouraging and inhibiting organ donation in Israel. J Bioeth Inq. 2012 Dec;9(4):479-97.

Published
2020-10-29
How to Cite
Sapir, A. (2020). Eyes Wide Open - To Cornea, to Medical School, to Life. International Journal of Medical Students, 8(3), 309-310. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2020.660
Section
Experience