In the race to perform the first human-to-human heart transplant, ethical corners were sometimes cut. An investigative journalist explains how a black man’s heart was harvested without his family’s consent for the first human heart transplant in the South, and how incidents such as this help to explain ongoing African-American distrust of medicine.
- Chip Jones, author, The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South
Links for more info:
- Chip Jones’ Books: The Organ Thieves