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 to the new!

Sep 20, 2018

Like our new look? ASTS is making improvements to to better serve our members and the public. Look for a simplified navigation structure in the last week of September to make it easier to find what you're looking for.

Living Organ Donors Qualify for Family Medical Leave Act Protections

Aug 29, 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has issued a new opinion letter confirming living organ donors’ qualification for Family Medical Leave Act protections.

ASTS Recognition Awards Nominations Due August 29

Aug 20, 2018

Has a faculty member, mentor, or peer had a positive influence on your career? Say thank you by nominating them for an ASTS Recognition Award!

Congratulations to Hospital Organ Donation Campaign Participants

Aug 17, 2018

More than 1,200 hospitals across the country participated in the 2018 Hospital Organ Donation Campaign to promote organ, eye, and tissue donation, a 9% increase over last year.

Events & Education

Featured Event:

ASTS19th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium

January 10–13, 2019
Miami, Florida
Loews Miami Beach Hotel
The meeting will showcase the best science in transplant surgery, and the 2019 theme, "The Modern Transplant Surgeon: Striking the Right Balance," focuses on the variety of skill sets needed on the transplant team.

Featured Education:

  • 23
    2018 ASTS Leadership Development Program


  • 27
    FDA: Evidence-Based Treatment Decisions In Transplantation


  • 16
    ASTS Advocacy Day


  • 02
    Fall 2018 ASTS Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Workshop



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.