Press Conference Announcing 500th Kidney Transplant at Scott & White Memorial Hospital

Event:        Press Conference Announcing 500th Kidney Transplant

Date:          Wednesday, November 6

Time:         10 a.m.

Location:    Scott & White Conference Center
                  2401 S. 31st Street
                  Temple, TX

Event description/ photo opportunity:

The kidney/pancreas transplant program at Scott & White Memorial Hospital performed a kidney transplant on its 500th patient on Friday, October 18.

Media are invited to attend a press conference on Wednesday, November 6 at 10 a.m. to meet the 500th transplant recipient, the family of the donor, and the transplant medical team to discuss the events leading up to the procedure, the background of the program leading up to this milestone, and the ongoing need for organ donation. Doctors will be available for interviews and to answer questions following the event. 

If you plan on attending this event, please RSVP to Deke Jones no later than Tuesday, November 5 at 4 pm, so that the necessary accommodations may be provided.

For more information, contact:

Deke Jones

About Baylor Scott & White Health
As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform – MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,200 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans. For more information, visit: