Saving lives together
Insights from UNOS leaders on key issues in transplant today
The best outcome for patients in this country will be achieved by working together collaboratively to drive improvement rather than being divided.
“The dozens of topics presented at TMF shared one thing—our community’s dedication to doing everything we can to constantly improve the system and better serve the patients who rely on us.”
Maureen McBride, Ph.D., CEO, UNOS
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.