Saving lives together
Insights from UNOS leaders on key issues in transplant today
McBride addresses public concerns, calls for collaboration and shares vision for the future.
“Our national donation and transplant system saves thousands of people’s lives every year. But as long as there are patients on the waiting list, there is more we need to do.”
Maureen McBride, Ph.D., Interim CEO
The OPTN Board of Directors met recently to consider concerns raised by certain members of the transplant community.
A message from our CEO about a lifesaving milestone
As the mission-driven non-profit serving as the nation’s transplant system, we work with our community partners to ensure equitable policies and outcomes.
Through a nearly three-year policy development process, the organ donation and transplant community collaborated to increase equity in access to transplant for candidates nationwide.
UNOS is proud to steward a transplant system that saves tens of thousands of lives each year. Dr. David Klassen, UNOS Chief Medical Officer, describes how the system continues to support the patients who need it most.
We’ve got the best organ donation and transplant system in the world. Here’s how to make it even better.
UNOS CEO Brian Shepard proposes a five-part package of reforms that will increase the pool of donors and organs, lead to shorter wait times and better outcomes, and make more lifesaving transplants happen.