Three new programs will replace the Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) – genitourinary organ (GU) program
Award recognizes projects that “have a long-term impact,” will serve as “an inspiration for future innovation”
New policies require candidates to meet medical eligibility criteria to be eligible for a required kidney share on the heart or lung match.
The required share threshold for simultaneous liver-kidney (SLK) allocation has expanded from 250 nautical miles to 500 nautical miles for eligible adult candidates (e.g., Status 1A or MELD of 29 or greater).
Effective Sept. 27, 2023, the points assigned for blood type in lung allocation have been updated
Effective Sept. 27, 2023, the points assigned for blood type in lung allocation will be updated.