Information for Funeral Directors, Pre-Need Counselors, and Related Parties

The University of Michigan Anatomical Donations Program understands the need for traditional funeral services such as viewing and visitation. Therefore, generally, but not always, we allow visitation at the funeral home.

There is no age limit for our donors, and people with cancer are commonly accepted. If a family requests organ/tissue/bone donation and/or an autopsy, anatomical donation is still very possible.

We encourage you to contact us at (734) 764-4359 so that we can complete an evaluation and quickly give your families acceptance into the University of Michigan Anatomical Donations Program to benefit education, research, and ultimately society.



    Click on the Michigan download button to the left to download Procedures at Time of Death for Funeral Directors and Donor Representatives. This packet includes the following forms: Medical Information, Notification or Authorization by Donor Representative, Authorization for Disposition of Ashes, and the Michigan Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act.



    Click to on the Michigan download button to the left to download PDF maps of the Ann Arbor area, the medical campus, and directions to the Anatomical Donations program.

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