American Journal of Transplantation

The American Journal of Transplantation (AJT) is the official journal of the ASTS and AST and provides high quality content on a wide range of transplant related topics.

Academic Universe

The ASTS Academic Universe houses the National Transplant Surgery Curriculum and activities for Continuing Medical Education.


Welcome 2019-2021 Fellows!

Aug 14, 2019

Congratulations and best wishes to the newest ASTS fellows!

ASTS Welcomes New Councilors and Committee Chairs at 2019 Town Hall Meeting

Aug 13, 2019

The President-Elect and Councilor election results were announced at the ASTS Annual Business Meeting on June 2, 2019. Dr. Marwan Abouljoud, MD, CPE, FACS, is the new president-elect, and the new councilors are Matthew Cooper, MD, Ryutaro Hirose, MD, and Kenneth Washburn, MD.

Congratulations to Workplace for Life Campaign Participants!

Aug 08, 2019

ASTS joins HRSA in recognizing hospitals, transplant centers, and donation organizations for national organ donation efforts in the 2019 Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Organ Donation Campaign.

Submissions for ASTS Recognition Awards Open Until September 6!

Aug 06, 2019

Recognize your trainees, peers, or mentors for their dedication and contributions to the field by nominating them for one of our 6 awards! This year, we are pleased to announce a new Pipeline Award that is designed to recognize an individual who has been influential in the development of medical students or residents through outreach, clinical engagement, or research efforts.

Events & Education

Featured Event:

2019 Co-located LDN and DCD Workshops

August 26 - 28, 2019 
Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation, and Education (MITIE)

Houston, TX

ASTS is co-locating the Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy and Comprehensive Donation after Circulatory Death Workshops in 2019! Learners will be able to choose to attend just one hands-on workshop, or attend both at a reduced registration rate. Both workshops will be held at the Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation, and Education (MITIE) in Houston, Texas from August 26–28, 2019.

Featured Education:

  • 26
    2019 Co-located LDN and Comprehensive DCD Workshops


  • 19
    2019 Co-Located Kidney and Liver Transplant Financial Bootcamps


  • 09
    ASTS 20th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium



Chimera Newsletter

The Chimera is the official ASTS news magazine and was originally developed in 1989 to provide the membership with relevant news concerning the Society and the field of transplantation.


Research Grants

ASTS has a long history of supporting research efforts. The Society sponsors annual grants available to investigators at all stages of professional training and accomplishment.


Career Center

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons provides the transplant field's best resource for connecting transplant centers with top talent.


Patient Resources

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons supports patient education in transplantation through committee work, educational videos, and links to other respected organizations and their resources.