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Transplant Medicine Resource Center  |  Useful Links

GENERAL TRANSPLANT LINKS

www.ustransplant.org
Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) – The SRTR supports the ongoing evaluation of the scientific and clinical status of solid organ transplantation in the United States. It is administered by the Arbor Research Collaborative for Health with the University of Michigan.

 

www.unos.org
United Network for Organ Sharing – UNOS brings together medicine, science, public policy and technology to facilitate every organ transplant performed in the United States. Everyday, UNOS assists transplant doctors, patients, and members of the public by helping to ensure that organs are procured and distributed in a fair and timely manner.

 

http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/organ-transplant-overview
WebMD Transplant Overview – The Transplant page, part of the WebMD site, provides valuable information on why an organ transplant may be required, typical success rate, and recommended preparations.

 

ORGAN DONATION

www.organtransplants.org
The Gift of a Lifetime – This site allows visitors to learn about organ and tissue transplantation.

 

www.donors1.org
The Gift of Life Donor Program – This non-profit organ and tissue donor program serves hospitals and patients in the eastern half of Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

 

www.paireddonationnetwork.org
Paired Donation Network (PDN) – This website is designed for individuals who have little or no medical knowledge and also for individuals who work in kidney transplant programs who want to offer Paired Donation to their patients.

 

TRANSPLANT COORDINATORS

www.itns.org
The International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS) – ITNS is a worldwide professional nursing organization representing all areas of transplantation. ITNS supports clinicians in meeting the ongoing clinical changes and challenges that transplant nurses face daily.

 

www.natco1.org
The Organization for Transplant Professionals (NATCO) is committed to the advancement of organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

 

TRANSPLANT PHYSICIANS

www.a-s-t.org
American Society of Transplantation – The American Society of Transplantation is an International organization of transplant professionals dedicated to advancing the field of transplantation through the promotion of research, education, advocacy, and organ donation to improve patient care.

 

www.asts.org
American Society of Transplant Surgeons – This organization fosters and advances the practice and science of transplantation for the benefit of patients and society.

 

www.atcmeeting.org
American Transplant Congress – The American Transplant Congress (ATC) is designed for physicians, surgeons, scientists, nurses, organ procurement personnel, and pharmacists who are interested in the clinical and research aspects of solid organ and tissue transplantation.

 

www.tts.org
XXII International Congress of the Transplantation Society – Australian and New Zealand clinicians and scientists working in all fields of Transplantation attend this Congress. The Transplantation Society plans scientific and educational programs to present and discuss current issues, and looks at innovative ways to use electronic media to make the science more accessible.