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Patient resources

Resources on how to navigate organ transplation and donation.

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Race and eGFR

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Kidney programs required to identify all Black candidates affected, correct waiting times. FAQ available.

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Transplant performance metrics

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The first two of four new risk-adjusted metrics implemented July 14, 2022.

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Updated information related to organ donation and transplantation.

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Public Comment open from Jan. 19 through March 15, 2023

Thursday, January 26, 2023

The OPTN is offering 12 items for review, including one white paper, one committee update, one concept paper, one request for feedback and 8 policy proposals.

OPTN predictive analytics launched to all kidney transplant programs

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Innovative tool shows transplant programs the predicted impact an acceptance or decline could have on their patients.

An important message from the MPSC on donation after circulatory death (DCD) protocols and managing multiple organs

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The Membership and Professional Standards Committee shares opportunities for improvement with OPTN members.


For donation and transplant professionals

When the community comes together to share effective practices, it can spark change for everyone. Learn more about how your program can get involved.

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