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Tampa General Hospital’s Advanced Organ Disease and Transplantation Institute
Congratulating Tampa General Hospital’s Advanced Organ Disease and Transplantation Institute on the occasion of its 10,000th transplant, etc.
Florida Senate - 2020 (NP) SR 730 By Senator Cruz 18-00911-20 2020730__ 1 Senate Resolution 2 A resolution to congratulate Tampa General Hospitals 3 Advanced Organ Disease and Transplantation Institute 4 on the occasion of its 10,000th transplant. 5 6 WHEREAS, Tampa General Hospital is a 1,007-bed, nonprofit 7 academic medical center that delivers world-class care, and 8 WHEREAS, Tampa General Hospital is the only center in its 9 region which offers Level I trauma care and comprehensive burn 10 care, and 11 WHEREAS, Tampa General Hospital is the primary teaching 12 hospital for the University of South Florida Health Morsani 13 College of Medicine, and 14 WHEREAS, transplant services are a vital part of Tampa 15 General Hospitals mission to provide world-class care to 16 residents of the Tampa Bay area and beyond, and 17 WHEREAS, Tampa General Hospital performs adult heart, lung, 18 liver, kidney, and pancreas transplants, including kidney 19 pancreas transplants, kidney transplants from living donors, and 20 pediatric kidney transplants, and 21 WHEREAS, Tampa General Hospital performed its first 22 transplant, a kidney transplant, in 1974, and in 1985 performed 23 the first successful heart transplant in this state, and 24 WHEREAS, on September 30, 2018, Tampa General Hospital 25 performed its 10,000th transplant, providing a kidney to a 26 patient from the Fort Myers area, and 27 WHEREAS, Tampa General Hospital continues to advance 28 medicine through innovation, NOW, THEREFORE, 29 30 Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida: 31 32 That Tampa General Hospitals Advanced Organ Disease and 33 Transplantation Institute is congratulated on the occasion of 34 its 10,000th transplant.