Volume 2, Number 1, Spring 2012

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note

pp. v-vi
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Narrative Symposium: Living Organ Donation

Introduction

Living Organ Donors’ Stories: (Unmet) Expectations about Informed Consent, Outcomes, and Care

pp. 1-6
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Personal Narratives

Living Organ Donation

pp. 7-37
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An Altruistic Living Donor’s Story

pp. 7-10
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Surgery for the Soul

pp. 10-11
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Kidney Donation Story

pp. 11-14
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The Essence of Giving—A Transplant Story

pp. 14-17
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Love—the Risk Worth Taking

pp. 17-19
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My Donation Journey

pp. 19-21
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A Life For A Life: My Gift To My Dad

pp. 21-24
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Lessons Learned: The Realities of Living Organ Donation

pp. 24-26
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Sarah’s List Exchange Experience

pp. 26-29
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Accelerated Living Donation

pp. 29-31
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Liver Donor Nightmare

pp. 31-34
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Adrift After Donation

pp. 34-37
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Personal Narratives: Living Organ Donation (Web Only Content)

Getting Our Child Off Dialysis

p. E1

A Living Donor’s Journey

pp. E2-E6

The Spare Kidney

pp. E6-E9

Living Donors are People Too

pp. E9-E11

The Gift of Life—Walking by Faith

pp. E11-E14

Journey of an Altruistic, Non–designated Living Donor

pp. E14-E16

Commentary

Gifts and Obligations: The Living Donor as Storyteller

pp. 39-44
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Experiences of the Live Organ Donor: Lessons Learned Pave the Future

pp. 45-54
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Research Article

Investigating a Rural Immersion Experience in Medical Education Utilizing Narrative Inquiry

pp. 55-64
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Narrative Education Report

Healing the Physician’s Story: A Case Study in Narrative Medicine and End–of–Life Care

pp. 65-72
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