Advocacy Library

ASTS and its members advocate with Congress, regulatory agencies, and other governmental organizations to advance the practice and science of transplantation for the benefit of patients and society. Below is an archive of ASTS' legislative and regulatory work.




The ASTS and its members provide recommendations and comments to other governmental agencies such as the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT), the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the Residency Review Committee for Surgery (RRC), the American Board of Surgery (ABS), and the Transplant Surgery Advisory Council (TAC).