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Ideas in action
Data & tools
Despite a decade since a 2007 fatal plane crash involving a University of Michigan transplant team and pilots, there remain no federal standards regulating air and ground transportation of organ recovery personnel.
Staff and members collaborated to create emergency policy and IT changes to protect patients and keep the system nimble during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Insights on donor PCR testing from the May 11 third international organ donation and transplant town hall webinar.
Effective Thursday, June 18, 2020, VCA offers will first be made to compatible transplant candidates listed at VCA programs within a radius of 500 nautical miles of the donor. This replaces the previous distribution unit, which had been the OPTN region of the donor hospital.
Refinements to kidney and pancreas policy to be adopted with new policy approved in December 2019.
Pre-implementation system notice: Modification of the lung transplant recipient follow-up form (TRF)
Begining June 30, 2020, lung and heart-lung transplant programs will be required to provide additional data.
Why I volunteer
Transplant recipients and transplant professionals volunteer to give back, to learn, to develop organ transplant 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.