BTS

British Transplantation Society

The British Transplantation Society (the BTS) is the professional voice of transplantation in the UK, representing all the varied disciplines in transplantation including clinicians, nurses, pharmacists, scientists involved both in basic research and in histocompatibility laboratories, ethicists and other professions allied to medicine.

www.bts.org.uk

DTG

Deutsche Transplantationsgesellschaft eV

The Deutsche Transplantationsgesellschaft eV (DTG) is a scientific, interdisciplinary specialist society whose aim is to promote and represent organ transplantation in Germany in organizational, clinical and scientific terms.

The DTG is involved with representatives of the board and the organ commissions in the work of the Standing Commission for Organ Transplantation (StäKO) and the guideline commissions at the German Medical Association, in the Foundation Council of the DSO, in various Eurotransplant committees, in cross-sectoral quality assurance (IQTIG) and in the new established transplant registry.

As an interdisciplinary specialist society, we expressly welcome the cooperation of colleagues from all specialist disciplines who want to actively participate in the further development of transplant medicine.

www.d-t-g-online.de

ESOT

European Society For Organ Transplantation

The European Society for Organ Transplantation is an international cooperation among medical professionals who perform organ transplants on a daily basis. Their overall goal is to improve scientific knowledge and skills for these professionals.

www.esot.org

Eurotransplant

Eurotransplant is responsible for the allocation of donor organs in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Slovenia. This international collaborative framework includes all transplant hospitals, tissue-typing laboratories and hospitals where organ donations take place.

www.eurotransplant.org

HRSA

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

www.hrsa.gov

INTS

International Transplantation Nursing Society

Online source for Clinical Transplant Nursing Education and Organ Transplant Research. ITNS provides a forum for learning about the most current advances in transplantation and transplant patient care.

www.itns.org

ISOP

International Society for Organ Preservation

As a source for education for all who are interested acquiring knowledge in the fast expanding field of organ preservation, the ISOP also seeks to educate and equipment those who wish accreditation in organ preservation.

www.organpreservation.org

NATCO

Organization for Transplant Professionals

Committed to the advancement of organ and tissue donation and transplantation, NATCO is comprised of a diverse group of professionals: Procurement practitioners, Transplant practitioners, Hospital Development specialists and Public Education specialists.

www.natco1.org

SET

Sociedad Española Trasplante

The Spanish Transplant Society, SET, is established under the provisions of the Associations Law and its purposes are exclusively scientific and aimed at the development and progress of organ transplantation in Spain. To do this, it will promote the dissemination of knowledge in the field of organ transplantation, will promote the organization of events (congresses, meetings, symposiums, etc.) that favor this end, and will announce research grants whose bases will be published soon. SET will provide advice. free of charge to people or institutions, who are interested in organ transplantation, request it.

www.setrasplante.org

SITO

La Società Italiana dei Trapianti d’Organo e di Tessuti

The Italian Society of Organ and Tissue Transplants, established in Rome in 1966, is a non-profit association. The main mission of the SITO is to promote scientific activities in Italy for greater depth, dissemination and knowledge of issues relating to organ and tissue transplants.

www.societaitalianatrapiantidiorgano.com

SFT

La Société Francophone de Transplantation

Society Goals:

  • To bring together all French-speaking clinicians and researchers, regardless of their country of practice,
  • To study all questions relating to removal, organ transplantation, tissue and cell transplantation,
  • To promote fundamental and applied research, organize scientific and educational meetings in French-speaking countries,
  • To collaborate with learned societies involved in these themes,
  • To lead all discussions and act, as an expert, on any problem concerning the organization and ethics of organ harvesting and transplantation,
  • To promote organ donation in conjunction with the public authorities,
  • To promote the development of transplantation in emerging French-speaking countries,
  • To promote young professionals involved in the field of transplantation.

www.transplantation-francophone.org

UNOS

United Network for Organ Sharing

A private, non-profit organization that manages the U.S. organ transplant system under contract with the U.S. federal government.

www.unos.org

ASTS

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

The ASTS is active in many arenas including the training of transplant surgeons, the dissemination of clinically relevant scientific information, the important issues of reimbursement and transplantation economics. This organization is a vital resource to surgeons who serve patients who need or have needed an organ transplant.

www.asts.org

AOPO

Association of Organ Procurement Organizations

AOPO is dedicated to the special concerns of Organ Procurement Organizations and provides education, information sharing, research and technical assistance and collaboration with other healthcare organizations and federal agencies.

www.aopo.org