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.


2020 Knowledge Assessment Registration Now Open!

Jan 10, 2020

All first and second-year fellows are required to take the Knowledge Assessment. Fellows can register to take the assessment on either Friday, April 17, 2020 or Saturday, April 25, 2020.

Kidney Care Choices Model RFA Clarifications Announced

Jan 06, 2020

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released clarifications to the Kidney Care Choices (KCC) Model’s Request for Applications (RFA) that was posted on October 24, 2019.

HHS Announces Steps to Increase Organ Availability

Dec 20, 2019

On December 17, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced steps to increase the availability of organs for the 113,000 Americans on organ waitlists.

ATC Abstract Submission Fee Discount for ASTS/AST Members

Dec 03, 2019

A message from the ATC 2020 Program Planning Committee.

Events & Education

Featured Event:

Combined LDN and DCD Workshops

April 29 - May 1, 2020
Houston, TX

The 2020 Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy (LDN) Workshop and Comprehensive Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) Workshop will take place Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - Friday, May 1, 2020 in Houston, TX. The didactic sessions will be at the Houston Marriott Medical Center and the lab portion of the meeting will be held at Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation, and Education (MITIE).

Featured Education:

  • 29
    2020 LDN and DCD Workshop


  • 30
    2020 American Transplant Congress


  • 18
    2020 Leadership Development Program



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.