In the United States there are a few different options for whole body donation for medical research and education. I actually work for a whole body donation program, [spam removed]
. Being in this industry, I can tell you that donation is an absolutely amazing gift and we are so grateful for the people who donate so generously.
One thing I will caution folks about is to make sure and do your research about whole body donation programs. We recommend only signing up with a program that holds to the highest quality and safety standards and, at the least, has been accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB). [spam removed]
was the very first whole body donation program in the United States to become accredited with the AATB. You can see the full list of accredited non-transplant tissue banks on their website: www.aatb.org