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Meeting the Unmet Needs in Transplantation

AFDT

The mission of the American Foundation for Donation and Transplantation (AFDT) is to enhance organ and tissue donation, recovery and transplantation through science, education, and service. AFDT will continue to improve safety, well-being, and outcomes for donors, patients, and families.

 

Educational Events

LIVING
DONATION 
CONFERENCE

May 12 - 14, 2021
Wyndham Grand
Clearwater Beach, FL

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HISTOCOMPATIBILITY
BASIC & SPECIALISTS 
COURSE

June 18 - 24, 2021
Hyatt Regency,
Portland, OR

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TRANSPLANT
QUALITY
INSTITUTE

October 4 - 8, 2021
Omni Rancho Las Palmas
Palm Springs, CA

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  • “AFDT meetings for over 25 years have provided the latest and most complete information needed to advance transplant programs. They have provided an informal communication and collaboration network not provided by any other venue.”

    Francis H. Wright, Jr., MD, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Center
  • “For over 25 years, AFDT has provided education for all transplant disciplines in a setting that encourages the multidisplinary team discussion.”

    Helen Spicer, RN, Virginia Transplant Center, Henrico Doctors' Hospital
  • “AFDT was the first to organize a Donor Advocate Symposia and insurance program for living kidney donors.”

    Gazi B. Zibari, MD, Louisiana State University Medical Center

Influencers

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2020 David Hume Lecturer
Dr. Nancy Ascher

Transplant Related Links

ASTS UNOS AST ASHI
aopo ABTC ATC
NATCO The Alliance Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients
National Living Donor Assistance Center National Kidney Foundation