The Alliance is the recognized leader within the organ donation and transplantation community dedicated to providing engaged learning, innovation and collaborative leadership for future advancements in organ donation and transplantation.
Our Valued Partners
The Alliance Board of Directors is comprised of expert leaders from several key organizations from across the organ donation, transplantation and healthcare community. They are the driving force behind the Alliance’s successful programs and activities. These valued partners work closely with the Alliance team to achieve optimal results on key issues that impact the donation and transplantation industry.
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In The Spotlight
The Education Corner is a one-page education tool on a topic recently presented on a webinar. This Education Corner focuses on First Person Authorization in Donation after Circulatory Determination of Death. The Education Corner is available as a downloadable version for distribution….Click to read more.
The Alliance convenes three Leadership Councils for the purpose of advancing the industry’s efforts to increase and improve the organ donation process, end deaths on the transplant waiting list and explore innovative practices for improving donation and transplantation outcomes. Click to read more.
The Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance, through a cooperative agreement with the Health Resources and Services Administration, is pleased to offer an educational video: Saving & Healing Lives Through Organ & Tissue Donation -Continuing Our Healthcare Mission. Click to read more.
First Successful Bridge to Transplant with Experimental Artificial Heart
A 44-year-old woman was the first patient in California to be approved for the 50cc Syncardia temporary total artif...
Could Neuronal Transplantation Restore Brain Functionality?
Recent experiments conducted on laboratory mice provide a glimmer of hope for the potential positive impact of neur...
First Living Organ Donor to be Appointed as President of OPTN
Betsy J. Walsh ('94), vice president and deputy general counsel for Novant Health, Inc., has been elected president...
Our Partners Say it Best
The Alliance has brought together the key organizations and individuals involved in organ donation and transplantation over the last six years. It will be essential that the sharing of best practices and research continue through the Alliance so that we can improve and increase the number of transplantable organs for those on the waiting list.–Howard Nathan - President and CEO, Gift of Life Donor Program
The Alliance is a vital organization that unites the donation and transplantation community under one umbrella.–Thomas A. Nakagawa, M.D., FAAP, FCCM
Our growth as a community of practice has resulted in the Alliance's guidance and collaboration with national organizations to foster the mission of saving more lives and enhancing donation and transplantation awareness–Thomas A. Nakagawa, M.D., FAAP, FCCM