Your lifesaving work gives us all hope. Thank you.

Important COVID-19 updates and latest data

Facts about organ transplantation: How the system works

New national liver and intestinal organ transplant system in effect

What happened in public comment? See what the community had to say

Organ donation again sets record in 2019

Using behavioral research to test and improve transplant decision making

Voices in Transplant: Perspectives from the organ donation and transplant community

Learn about the liver distribution policy passed by the Board of Directors in December 2018

IN THE NEWS

In Memoriam: Margo L. Akerman

In Memoriam: Margo L. Akerman

UNOS commemorates Margo Akerman for her tireless commitment to advocate for transplant candidates and recipients and to educate the public about the need for and benefits of transplantation. Following years of work as a writer and editor (including service in the U.S....

39,719

lifesaving transplants performed in 2019

View number of candidates waiting.

Saving lives together

We bring innovation, improvement, and insights to strengthen a community passionately committed to being good stewards of the gifts entrusted to us. Get involved.

Summer 2020 public comment coming Aug. 4 - Oct. 1, 2020.

IN FOCUS

Key takeaways for busy transplant professionals

UNOS events

Mon 08

OPTN Board of Directors meeting

Jun 8, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 09

UNOS Board of Directors meeting

Jun 9, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nov 09

2020 UNOS Primer

Nov 9, 8:00 am - Nov 10, 5:00 pm

Policy changes

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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. Learn how you can get involved.

STORIES OF HOPE

Celebrating a second chance at life

To celebrate his one year transplant anniversary and honor his donor, double lung recipient Brendan Morrison went on a hike followed by a four hour mountain bike ride. Read his story.

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