Learn more about organ donation and transplantation by selecting a resource below:

  • Patient safety
    Find resources, templates and best practices for ensuring patient safety.
  • Allocation Calculators
    Use calculators for evaluation and matching in organ transplantation and donation.
  • By Organ
    Find organ-specific resources organized by organ type.
  • Organ transport
    Learn more about resources developed for organ transport.
  • Living donation
    Find best practices, templates, checklists and other professional resources for living donation transplant programs.
  • Informing patients
    Find patient information letters and notifications in English and Spanish.
  • Ethics
    Read about ethical positions in a variety of transplant-related issues.
  • Calendar of events
    View OPTN and transplant community meetings and events. You may also view an events listing as an alternative.
  • Glossary
    Look up definitions of language commonly used in the transplant field.