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Apply now: Volunteer for the OPTN
Are you passionate about organ donation and transplantation? Are you looking for an opportunity to make a greater impact on the transplant community? Learn how to apply to serve as a volunteer for the OPTN.
Thank you to those who applied to support the OPTN as a committee or Board member. Members of the national organ donation and transplantation community have elected 19 people to terms on the Board of Directors for terms beginning in July.
If you have any questions about the volunteer process, please reach out to [email protected].
As a member your input is invaluable. UNOS is seeking your expertise in the following areas:
Organ review board
MPSC on-site peer review
Collaborative improvement expert council
Research think tank
Research clinical expert group
Collaborative improvement faculty
Education subject matter expert
IT customer council
Individual feedback during public comment
Associate Regional Councillor
Board of Directors
OPTN board members actively participate as an OPTN fiduciary to help establish and oversee OPTN policies, and participate in the development, prioritization and implementation of projects intended to further OPTN strategic goals. Learn more about how to volunteer for the OPTN Board of Directors.
Become a UNOS Ambassador. Educate others about UNOS, organ donation and transplantation. The UNOS Ambassador program provides tools, tips, and resources to help you spread awareness of United Network for Organ Sharing’s lifesaving mission in your community. Anyone can become a UNOS Ambassador.Learn more
Your giving matters.
As the non-profit steward of the national transplant system, UNOS is honored by your generosity to support lifesaving innovation. See 2022 Impact Report.
The National Donor Memorial inspires us “to reflect on what it means to be an organ, eye or tissue donor.”
National webinar on Nov.15 for lung transplant professionals on upcoming data collection changes and other insights in lung allocation
A recording will be made available afterward.
Your voice matters. I urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to help make the system work better for people like you.
Why I volunteer
Transplant recipients and transplant professionals volunteer to give back, to learn, to develop policy—all contributing to our national transplant system's strength and growth. Read on to learn how you can get involved.