Transplant Support Resources

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Transplant Support Group

Monthly meetings of the Transplant Support Group are open to patients, family members and friends.

When: Meets the fourth Thursday of every month, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Where: Strickler Conference Room, Transplant Center

Contact: 800.257.0757

Transplant-Related Links

General

  • United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
    UNOS facilitates every organ transplant performed in the United States. UNOS assists transplant doctors, patients and members of the public by helping ensure that organs are procured and distributed in a fair and timely manner.
  • US Transplant — Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR)
    SRTR supports ongoing evaluation of the scientific and clinical status of solid organ transplantation including kidney, pancreas, liver, intestine, heart, lung and heart-lung.
  • Transplant Living
    Transplant Living provides extensive information and lists of resources concerning the course of care for transplant patients, financial challenges and social issues.
  • American Transplant Foundation
    A nonprofit organization that provides educational services and support for transplant recipients and their families.

Organ Donation

  • Transplant Recipients International Organization, Inc.
    TRIO is an international organization providing donation awareness and support, advocacy and education for transplant recipients, their families and friends. The TRIO chapter closest to the Central Virginia area is the National Capital Chapter of TRIO.
  • OrganDonor.gov
    The official federal government site for organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
  • The Partnership for Organ Donation
    The Partnership for Organ Donation is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the donation. 
  • Coalition on Donation
    The Coalition on Donation is a not-for-profit alliance dedicated to educating the public about organ and tissue donation and creating a greater willingness to donate.
  • LifeLink Foundation
    LifeLink Foundation is a nonprofit community service organization dedicated to the recovery of an increasing number of high-quality organs and tissues for transplant therapy.

Kidney Transplant

  • American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
    AAKP is a voluntary patient organization dedicated to helping kidney patients and their families deal with the impact of kidney disease.
  • National Kidney Foundation
    The National Kidney Foundation, Inc. is a major voluntary health organization seeking to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of those affected by these diseases and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.

Liver Transplant

Heart Transplant

Lung Transplant