In addition to providing helpful information to patients, UNOS is committed to providing resources to assist transplant professionals.

UNOS strives to enhance organ availability on a national level through communication and education of health care professionals. Coordinators also work directly with national health care organizations on issues such as:

  • Understanding and overcoming the barriers to donation
  • Implementing standard protocols for donor management
  • Helping grieving families make the life-giving decision about organ donation
  • Promoting organ donation in minority communities
  • Promoting patient safety

Many additional professional resources are available:

  • Transplant Pro Web site >
    Access all UNOS member communication, organized into one, easy-to-navigation Web site.
  • UNOS Update >
    Read news and information from UNOS’ bimonthly magazine.
  • Webinars >
    Learn more about these online learning opportunities for transplant professionals.
  • Transplant Management Forum >
    Plan now to attend this annual event for transplant professionals to learn more about strategies you need to improve operations of your transplant program.
  • UNOS Primer >
    Learn more about this unique opportunity for transplant and organ procurement professionals to interact with UNOS staff to learn about donation and transplantation from a different perspective.
  • Policy Brochures >
    Stay up to date with current organ allocation policy.
  • Allocation Calculators >
    Learn more about the MELD/PELD, LAS, CPRA and KDPI Calculators.
  • Data Reports >
    View the latest data about the status of U.S. organ donation and transplantation.

Information for transplant professionals

Access all UNOS member communication, categorized into easy topic headings >

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