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MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Washington Metro Area, United States (on-site)
21 days ago
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Washington Metro Area, United States (on-site)
21 days ago


Living Donor Program Medical Director - MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute


The MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute (MGTI) is seeking to add a Transplant Living Donor Program Medical Director to join our team. MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute is the area’s only National Kidney Registry Donor Shield Program, providing a range of donor protections that are otherwise not offered in the region. This program provides a safety net for living kidney donors through a range of protections.  MGTI is a thriving center serving metropolitan Washington D.C. and its surrounding areas and is now among the highest volume transplant centers in the country. In 2019 we performed over 290 kidney transplants including single and multi-organ transplants as well as more than 35 pancreas transplants. In addition to being primary managers for kidney and pancreas transplant patients, our transplant nephrologists play an integral role in MGTI’s extensive liver and intestinal transplant programs as well.


MGTI is an academic center with a dedication to training the next generation of transplant professionals. Faculty will work with transplant nephrology, transplant surgical, and transplant hepatology fellows as well as general nephrology fellows and house staff at Georgetown University Hospital. Additionally, within MGTI is the Center for Translational Transplant Medicine (CTTM), a unique partnership with Georgetown University School of Medicine where existing and newly funded research opportunities thrive.


Primary Role


  • Primarily leads the Living Donor Program
  • Lead efforts for efficiency and improved patient experience in Post Donation
  • Lead efforts to monitor/support medical management of LD’s during to peri-post Hospitalized.
  • Review and adjustment of Living Donor Medical Protocols
  • Lead Living Donor Program Outreach /Liaison to Physicians
  • Lead/Partner with JEU regarding marketing and education historicals
  • Lead future Living Donor Research initiatives with JEU and AG
  • Partner with JEU in QAPI monitoring, PI and outcomes
  • Partner with VAMC- Transplant Nephrologist to meet strategic goals.
  • Lead effort in Partner(Recipients) Education/Awareness


Interested candidates should contact David Zwerski, Assistant Vice President directly at or Kimberly Johnson at

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69319244
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Washington Metro Area, United States
  • Company Name For Job: MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
  • Position Title: Living Donor Program Medical Director - MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
  • Job Function: Nephrology
  • Job Type: Full-Time

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is one of the largest healthcare delivery networks in the Washington, DC, area. With a 609-licensed-bed hospital and The Georgetown Physician Group we have 4,500 associates, developing their careers while supporting the care of our patients. Some of our centers of excellence include cancer, neurosciences, gastroenterology, transplant and vascular diseases. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis, caring for the whole person, MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a va...

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