Your lifesaving work gives us all hope. Thank you.
Ideas in action
Data & tools
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.
Organ donation and transplantation organizations acted swiftly to produce town hall-style webinars that have been viewed more than 25,000 times.
Solid organ transplants of any organ type may now be performed under the terms of the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act.
Pre-implementation system notice: VCA distribution to be based on fixed distance circle of 500 nautical miles
Effective June 18, vascular composite allograft offers will first be made to compatible transplant candidates listed at VCA programs within a radius of 500 nautical miles of the donor.
System notice: Reactivation of liver candidates to MELD or PELD score without entering new lab values
Effective May 6, 2020, a transplant program reactivating a liver transplant candidate to a MELD or PELD status in Waitlist is no longer required to input updated lab values to support the listing.
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.