Sigrid Fry-Revere

What can Iran teach us about the kidney shortage?

Apply to Attend TEDMED 2018
Join us in Palm Springs, CA at The La
Quinta Resort and Club, this Nov 14 - 16, 2018.
Apply Today!

TEDMED Talks are available, free to the world, thanks to our partners.

Share This Talk

About Sigrid Fry-Revere

Lawyer and bioethicist Sigrid Fry-Revere is the first Westerner to study and document the kidney donation system in Iran, the only country in the world to have solved its kidney shortage. The Kidney Sellers, her recently published book about the experience, has been met with both controversy and high acclaim. The former director of bioethics at the Cato Institute, Sigrid now directs two public, non-partisan charities that she founded—Stop Organ Trafficking Now and The Center for Ethical Solutions.

Find out more

About This Talk

Sigrid Fry-Revere, Founder and President of the Center for Ethical Solutions, discusses organ transplantation policy and provides an intriguing, if controversial living organ donation solution from abroad.

Other Talks from TEDMED 2014