Kidney and pancreas policy development updates

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

Living donation: last year, more than 6,500 people became living organ donors

How do liver candidates get prioritized for transplant? Understanding the NLRB

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

Effective Friday, May 24, 2019

10 things UNOS is doing to increase organ utilization


Kidney and pancreas allocation proposals modified

Kidney and pancreas allocation proposals modified

The OPTN Kidney Transplantation and Pancreas Transplantation Committees, following consideration of extensive public comment, will advance updated allocation proposals to the OPTN Board of Directors for consideration at its December 3 meeting.

Advanced TransNet training for OPOs coming in December

Advanced TransNet training for OPOs coming in December

Are you adept at using the TransNet application but want to learn more? Attend UNOS’ free onsite training, Dec. 11-12, 2019, and become a super user. Learn the latest tips and tricks, which will enable you to troubleshoot problems and train your staff. Contact Rob...



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lifesaving transplants performed this year

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Voices in Transplant

Hear perspectives from the organ donation and transplant community in our newly launched blog.


Key takeaways for busy transplant professionals


Tue 19

OPTN Patient Affairs Committee

Nov 19, 3:00 am - 4:00 pm

Policy changes


Inside the Organ Center: Partnering with the community

Meet the OC team and learn how they work hand in hand with OPOs and transplant centers to place organs every day, around the clock. See full video channel.


Walter, kidney recipient

“Because of my donors, I have been blessed to enjoy 66 years of life.”

Read Walter’s story.

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