2002 Essay Contest Winners

THEME: "How your staff at your dialysis unit or transplant center encourages you to live a fulfilling life in spite of kidney disease."


1st Place

I See, I Hear - 2002 Essay Contest
By Jim Burton
A take on dialysis from a patient and how a lighthearted humorous approach can be comforting and appreciated.

2nd Place

The Gifted People of Shoreline Dialysis
by Paul Cervoni

3rd Place (TIE)

He Knows How It Feels
By Saundra Davenport
Saundra writes about the benefits of having patients as staff members at dialysis centers.

A Brighter Day
By George Holwick
George writes about the great care he received at Children's Mercy Hospital as a child going through dialysis.