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.
We envision restoring lives by honoring the gift of life, ending deaths on the organ transplant waitlist, improving access for those in need, and maximizing post-transplant survival.
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.
As of 2016, The Alliance is seeking contributions from our professional partners in the organ donation and transplantation community to help us sustain and grow our work to help our partners save and heal more lives. To learn more about The Alliance’s valuable services and benefits, please click here to read The Alliance Impact Report. To view our “2015 In Review” PPT, click here.
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In The Spotlight
Summary: New federal and private-sector actions to help more people access organs transplants. There are more than 119,000 Americans waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. Each day, twenty-two people die waiting. In addition to the tremendous human cost…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.
Language barriers and the kidney transplant waiting list
Kidney transplant candidates who live in ZIP codes with more non-English speakers are less likely to make it onto t...
Methodist Dallas Transplant Institute Performs First Robotic Kidney Auto-Transplant in North Texas
Surgeons at Methodist Dallas Medical Center continue to innovate in the field of robotic surgery. On December 14, 2...
Human-pig embryos created by scientists in breakthrough for organ transplants
Scientists have created the first human-pig hybrids in a breakthrough which could pave the way for doctors to grow...
Transplant Breakthrough – 3D BioPrinting Human Skin
A team of biologists has built a prototype 3D bioprinter that can create functional human skin, which could help br...
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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