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OPTN Bylaws outline membership requirements for organizations and individuals to participate the in U.S. transplant network. The membership and professional standards committee (MPSC) oversees issues related to the bylaws. 

View the complete OPTN Bylaws (PDF - 2,356 K)

The OPTN Bylaws were last updated 1/13/2020 with the implementation of the Updating the OPTN Definition of Transplant Hospital proposal. The following bylaws were changed in this update:

  • D.2: Designated Transplant Program Requirement
  • D.11.F: Veteran’s Administration (VA) Dean’s Committee Hospitals (deleted)
  • M: Definitions

If you have questions about these updates, please contact