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.


2019 Member Dues Deadline Dec. 31, 2018

Nov 14, 2018

ASTS membership dues for 2019 are due on December 31, 2018. You can pay your invoice in the Member Portal (except for dual members, who received separate instructions).

ASTS 2019 Officer and Councilor Nominations Due Dec. 3

Oct 22, 2018

The 2019 nominations period for ASTS Council positions is now open! Terms will begin in June 2019 for 3 councilors-at-large and 1 president-elect. Nominations must be submitted online by December 3, 2018.

Abstracts Open for 2019 ATC

Oct 01, 2018

Abstracts for the 2019 American Transplant Congress June 1-5, 2019, in Boston are being accepted until Friday, November 30.

Regulatory Relief for Transplant Centers

Sep 25, 2018

ASTS is pleased to announce that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in its recent proposed rule, announced widespread changes to reduce the administrative burden and sharpen focus on patient care.

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:

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    ASTS 19th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium


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    2019 American Transplant Congress



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.