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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Kidney Accelerated Placement Project for national offers begins July 18
OPTN launches Kidney Accelerated Placement Project July 18, 2019
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Donor-derived Cryptococcosis: A Rare Event
Learn more about these cases reported to the OPTN between 2008 - 2017 in this quarterly news feature provided by the OPTN Disease Transmission Advisory Committee.
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Kidney and pancreas committees refine distribution policy options
Each committee and a joint workgroup will continue to refine and discuss options based on circles of either a 250 or 500 nautical mile radius.
Monday, July 1, 2019
UNet University e-learning modules launch this fall
This educational module for transplant professionals will be available in UNOS Connect
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital released from probation
The OPTN Executive Committee took action at a meeting on June 26, 2019.
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