This month the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network announced the 2020 numbers on organ donation from deceased donors in the United States, which set an all-time record for the tenth year in a row.
Transplant surgeons welcome the exciting news that the immunosuppressant drug coverage bill was signed into law this week. ASTS was very proud to see that Congress included the text of the House-passed Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act (Immuno Bill) – H.R. 5534 – as part of the last COVID relief package in 2020 and it is now the law of the land.
The 2021 SF Match for positions starting in 2022 will open on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. All Transplant Accreditation & Certification Council (TACC) Accredited Fellowship Training Programs should conduct virtual interviews with fellow candidates for the 2021 SF Match cycle.