Long Live New York

The animated short film “Long Live New York”, directed by 2014 Oscar-winner Laurent Witz, aims to ignite a movement in New York. It aims to inspire New Yorkers to step-up to help other New Yorkers, and ultimately ensure New York stays strong. Register as a donor in your local area~save a life or two

A True Story – A son’s tragedy turns to hope for others

This is what Leslie does for a living….although not a nurse like Karen and Rob in this tragic story about Emerson, Leslie’s role with BC Transplant is just the same.  Educated as a social worker, now trained clinician in organ donation….we are proud to post this story of a mother and father who unexpectedly had […]

Graduated my BC Transplant Training Period

Some might remember back in January of this year Leslie switched careers.  She went from being an Intensive Care Social Worker for 13 years at a Vancouver Hospital to an Organ Donation Specialist/In Hospital Organ Donation Coordinator.  UPDATE: After being in training with a preceptor since mid March I have officially graduated and was signed […]


An incredible gift CLICK HERE St. Paul’s Hospital is where Leslie used to work.  She knows Dr. Grant very well, has worked with the ICU many times and is proud to share this article raising awareness about organ donation.  This is very near and dear to Leslie’s heart as she is now Organ Donation Specialist […]

Heading to Tempe Arizona for work and then some R&R

Heading out of town June 14th to take a course down in Tempe Arizona.  Cheryl is coming along for some well deserved R&R.  While I will be in a course for 4 days, Cheryl will be tanning by the pool in over 100 degree heat!  No bikes for this trip but hopefully a trip to […]

Initiative Project: Raising Awareness of BC Transplants

This is where Leslie works now.  BC Transplant.  After two months of intensive training with another 6 more to go at least.  Whenever I may have a doubt as to why I took this incredible yet stressful job something like this video comes across my computer and I am reminded why I am devoting myself […]

2012 Critical Care Conference – Whistler, BC

February 22nd, 2012 (ALL PICS ARE CLICK-ABLE) My continuing story and journey training to learn the part of an organ Donation Specialist which in turn I also will learn to be an In Hospital Organ Donation Coordinator.  Part of the training is networking, traveling to shadow other coordinators and meet colleagues in the industry.  I […]

ARE YOU AN ORGAN DONOR? Now that I got your attention…..please read

This is not a post to lecture anyone about whether or not you should be a registered organ donor but a post about raising awareness about the need for organ donation, my new career, my latest trip to Toronto to visit Trillium Gift for Life Network and see first hand how Hospital Coordinators perform their […]

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011

I have not been riding that much these days for a few reasons, mainly because starting a new job I know when your head is full of too much information and “stress” riding a bike can either be cathartic or just not safe.  I am a head person and when I am feeling overwhelmed in […]


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