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
November 13 – 15 is National Donor Sabbath. Faith-based communities and houses of worship around the country observe Donor Sabbath as a way to draw attention to the critical need for life-saving and enhancing organs, eyes, and tissues for transplant. Every major religion ….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 US Clinical Trial Begins – Uterus Transplant
The first clinical trial of uterus transplantation in the United States has begun at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, wher...
Lab-Grown Vocal Cord Tissue May Offer Transplant Solution
US researchers have grown vocal cord tissue in a lab, an advance that could one day help restore the voices of mill...
New Face and Scalp for Burned Volunteer Firefighter
A volunteer firefighter badly burned in a 2001 blaze has received the most extensive face transplant ever, covering...
The Risks of Transplant Tourism
When people languish on a wait-list for a kidney transplant, they may start to consider a desperate measure: Travel...
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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