The Alliance is pleased to announce the formation of three new Leadership Councils.

To see a list of council members visit The Alliance A-Team page:

The Donor Management Leadership Council:

This council is comprised of leaders from high performing donor hospitals and transplant centers from across the nation, including intensivists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, transplant surgeons and organ procurement professionals. These leaders convene annually to share knowledge in order to improve and advance the outcomes of and decrease the variation in donor management practices among OPOs and hospitals nationwide.

Click here to view: Council Charter

  • Organ Donation Advanced Seminar for Standardized Clinical Education:
    The Organ Donation Advanced Seminar for Standardized Clinical Education (ODASSCE) is a training course being developed that will provide comprehensive education on the donation process, targeting physicians and advanced clinicians. The training curriculum will be developed in 2016 and launched in 2017.
  • Donor Management Summit:
    A National Donor Management Summit is being planned to bring together national and locally recognized experts in the field of donation to share how to effectively integrate organ donor management practices throughout the continuum of care. This program will be developed in 2016 and offered in early 2017
The Transplant Leadership Council:

This council is comprised of expert leaders from across the nation representing medical, surgical, regulatory, quality and administrative areas from high performing transplant programs. These leaders work to promote the engagement of transplant centers as critical partners in the donation and transplantation community, by examining and addressing issues relevant to transplant center performance and improvement. Council members will convene on an annual basis to share knowledge and explore innovative strategies for advancing transplant center professionals’ efforts to end deaths on the national organ transplant waiting list.

Click here to view: Council Charter

  • Transplant Onboarding Program:
    An Onboarding Program for Transplant Professionals is being developed to provide education and orientation training for new employees.
The Leadership and Innovation Council:

This council is comprised of national leaders from organ procurement organizations, donor hospitals and transplant centers who are focused on utilizing available data and knowledge with the intent of driving performance excellence and innovative practices to improve donation outcomes. This council works to ensure cross-organizational decision making and coordination is achieved so that innovation-related activities across the industry are strategically aligned and coordinated. This Council convenes annually to discuss and identify strategic solutions as to where, when and how the donation and transplantation industry will pursue growth and advance the industry forward into the future.

Click here to view:  Council Charter


These councils began operation in January 2015 with the main 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.

If you are interested in learning more about these Councils or would like to become involved in the Councils, please contact The Alliance at or 786-866-8730.