Saving lives together

What happened in public comment? See what the community had to say

Living donation: last year, more than 6,500 people became living organ donors

How do liver candidates get prioritized for transplant? Understanding the NLRB

Learn about the liver distribution policy passed by the Board of Directors in December 2018

Effective Friday, May 24, 2019

10 things UNOS is doing to increase organ utilization


Public comment sought on split liver variance

Public comment sought on split liver variance

The OPTN Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee seeks public comment beginning October 15, 2019, on a proposed change to a closed variance for allocation of the second segment of split livers.



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What happened in public comment?

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Key takeaways for busy transplant professionals


Thu 17

OPTN Thoracic Committee meeting

Oct 17, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 17

Policy changes


Inside the Organ Center: Partnering with the community

Meet the OC team and learn how they work hand in hand with OPOs and transplant centers to place organs every day, around the clock. See full video channel.


Jodi, living kidney donor

“Once I learned I may be able to help someone else have the chance to spend more time with his or her loved ones, the question became: ‘Why wouldn’t I want to be part of that?’”

Read Jodi’s story.

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