Message From The President

August 2020

I have heard from many of you about our Boldly Against Racism campaign. I value the feedback from everyone who has reached out to me—it is critical to have everyone’s voice heard in this process so that we take the best actions possible to reach our goals as a Society.

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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.

ASTS News

In Memoriam: John S. Najarian, MD

Sep 04, 2020

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) is deeply saddened by the passing of founding ASTS member and former ASTS president John S. Najarian, MD, on August 31, 2020, in Stillwater, Minnesota. He was 92.

In Memoriam: George Melville Williams, MD

Aug 31, 2020

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) is deeply saddened by the passing of founding ASTS member and former ASTS president George Melville (Mel) Williams, MD, on August 27, 2020. He was 89.

ATC 2020 Satellite Symposium Virtual Rebroadcast Series

Aug 26, 2020

ATC is offering a complimentary 6-week Virtual Rebroadcast Series starting September 3, 2020.

In Memoriam: Khalid Khwaja, MD (1968 – 2020)

Aug 25, 2020

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) is deeply saddened by the passing of ASTS member Khalid Khwaja, MD, in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, on August 23, 2020. He was 52.

Events & Education

Featured Event:

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Fellowship Training Program Directors Webinar

All Program Directors are invited to a webinar on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET.

Featured Education:

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    2020 Fellowship Training Program Directors Webinar
    Oct 22 3:00 PM - Oct 22, 5:00 PM 2020
    Oct 22, 2020 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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  • 30
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    Progress and Promise in Transplant Oncology: A New Paradigm
    Sep 30 11:30 AM - Sep 30, 12:30 PM 2020
    Sep 30, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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  • 22
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    ASTS Virtual Advocacy Days
    Sep 22 9:00 AM - Sep 23, 4:00 PM 2020
    Sep 22, 2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Details

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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.

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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.

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Career Center

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

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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.