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Kidney – Pancreas

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Liver – Intestine

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Heart – Lung

Lung CAS summary data updated

Information for lung transplant program physicians, surgeons, transplant coordinators, program directors and data coordinators on the distribution of scores for all active registrations waiting for lung transplants in the U.S.

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VCA into UNet: education available

At-a-glance Professional education is now available for members who will list and manage the records of VCA transplant candidates and donors when allocation moves into UNetSM on Sept. 14. To access professional education, log into UNOS Connect and search for: VCA 102:...

Pre-implementation notice: VCA coming to UNet Sept 14, 2023

Implementation date Sept. 14, 2023 At-a-glance Allocation of all Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) organs will move to UNet on Sept. 14. Please review the information in this notice to ensure that your program is prepared for the transition. Changes to UNet on...

Improving the system together

When minutes matter: The issues at stake in organ transportation

When minutes matter: The issues at stake in organ transportation

A look at the intersecting challenges in organ transportation and a call for government and industry leaders to join the donation and transplant community in finding national-level solutions that ensure donor organs get safely to patients in need.


Martha Pavlakis, M.D.

“… policy is the living, breathing expression of group values.”

Martha Pavlakis, M.D. on new policies that put patients first

Policy changes

Policy monitoring

Learn: Collaborative improvement and educational resources



Learn about issues impacting patients, donors, donor families, and the national system. Issues and advocacy


Thank you for being part of a record-setting 2022

But before we take a look at the numbers, it’s important to remember the lives behind the data. No record or trend would be possible without the priceless gifts given by generous donors and their families.

Leadership news

“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.”

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Valinda Jones on why she volunteers

Why I volunteer: Valinda Jones, M.S.N., RN, kidney recipient

Board member describes the vital role of volunteers with personal experience in donation and transplantation.

Maureen McBride, Ph.D., speaking at TMF 2023

Updates from TMF, HRSA’s Modernization Initiative and government outreach

Being at TMF reminded me that there could not be a better time to be the CEO of UNOS. I am so pleased to be leading our community into the future as we continue to save lives, even during these times of immense change. 

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1 million transplants

The U.S. surpassed 1 million transplants in 2022

The gifts of generous donors and their courageous families made several lifesaving transplant records possible.

Stories and tributes

Each person touched by organ donation transplant has a unique story. Threads of hope connect them. Find videos, stories and tributes

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