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.


Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative Announced

Jul 11, 2019

On July 10, President Trump announced the launch of the Advancing American Kidney Health, a new initiative focused on three goals: fewer patients developing kidney failure, fewer Americans receiving dialysis in dialysis centers, and more kidneys available for transplant.

Transplant Therapeutics Consortium Executive Director Position Open

Jul 02, 2019

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for the overall strategic planning, management and activities of collaborative research endeavors with various stakeholders to accomplish objectives of the Transplant Therapeutics Consortium.

2020 Accreditation Application Now Open!

Jun 21, 2019

The 2020 Accreditation and Reaccreditation Application is now open! All new programs must apply for accreditation by August 1, 2019 and all accredited programs applying for reaccreditation must submit an application by September 16, 2019.

ASTS Addressing Concerns Regarding New CMS Interpretive Guidelines

May 23, 2019

ASTS is working to ensure that CMS is aware of transplant center concerns and the potential unintended consequences of the new guidelines.

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.