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Periodically, ASTS committees or grantees need to conduct surveys of ASTS members and others in the transplant community for their work. This page is a reference for the surveys approved by the ASTS Council to be sent to members.

If you are interested in sending a survey to ASTS members, please download and complete the survey form.


Cell Transplantation Survey

The purpose of our project is to assess areas of interest of research within the transplant community. By participating in the survey process, this implies your consent to participate in the project. You can withdraw your participation at any time. Please answer all questions. The survey is anonymous. This survey should take approximately 10 minutes. If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Dr. Jeff Fair at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston at 409-772-2405 or jhfair@utmb.edu.

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) committee that reviews research on human subjects, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) will answer any questions about your rights as a research subject, and take any comments or complaints you may wish to offer. You can contact the UTMB IRB by calling 409-266-9400 or the University of Minnesota IRB, Andrew Allen, alle0302@umn.edu, (612) 626-2890.

The goal of ASTS Cellular Transplantation Committee is to advance the knowledge and promote clinical and research work in the field of cellular transplantation. Generation of cellular products with functionality and behavior that simulate in vivo environment carries a significant impact on the field of regenerative medicine, disease modeling and pharmaceutical research. One of this year’s initiative that was set forward by ASTS Cellular Transplantation Committee is to conduct the survey of ongoing research and clinical work in the areas of cellular products and therapies. The goal of the survey is to summarize the current research and clinical work within our society as well as to reach outside of our organization to the broader research and clinical community. We believe that results of the survey will provide a broad perspective of the current field, the future directions, and give an opportunity to the members of our society to develop new ideas and collaborations within ASTS community as well as with the outside investigators.

The copy of the survey will be sent to the directors of all transplant programs, and will be distributed among other members of the programs by the transplant directors. We encourage the wide distribution of the survey, which will facilitate a broad and complete representation of the current clinical and research activities in the field of cellular transplantation and therapies. Thanks for participating!

Please take a few moments to contribute your knowledge by clicking this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CellTransplantationSurvey  

Recently Closed

TACC Transplant Surgeon Practice-Readiness Survey

  • Open/close dates: Thursday, September 7, 2017 - Friday, October 20, 2017
  • Intended audience: ASTS surgeon members 
  • The Fellowship Training Committee (FTC) and Transplant Accreditation & Certification Council (TACC) are interested in ASTS member’s thoughts on practice-readiness and phase-in of new transplant surgery fellow graduates. An effective and smooth transition is important for patient safety, success and retention of the new surgeon, and stability for mature practices

ASTS Pediatric Transplantation Membership Survey

  • Open/close dates: Friday, April 7, 2017 -  Monday, July 31, 2017.
  • Intended audience: ASTS surgeon members 
  • Purpose of survey: To better understand the portion of the ASTS membership who are performing pediatric transplants, and the volumes per year at their centers.
  • To complete the survey, click here.
  • Your participation will help the ASTS Pediatric Task Force gain a better understanding of the ASTS members performing pediatric transplants, and influence future pediatric transplant related education at ASTS events.

ASTS Grants Recipient Survey

  • Open/close dates: Friday, March 10 – Wednesday, June 14, 2017
  • Intended audience: ASTS Research Grants recipients from 2003 – 2016
  • Purpose of survey: To help the ASTS Grants Review Committee understand how impactful ASTS grants are to our members’ careers.
  • Your participation will help the ASTS Grants Review Committee improve the ASTS Research Grants Program.

Johns Hopkins Transplant Center Quality Metrics Survey

  • Open/close dates: Thursday, March 9 - Monday, May 15, 2017(EXTENDED)
  • Intended audience: ASTS members in the U.S.
  • Purpose of survey: To better understand the strengths and weaknesses of measures currently used for CMS/SRTR quality regulation and inform the design of alternative metrics.
  • Your participation will help ensure that most appropriate metrics are used to regulate transplant centers.

ASTS Transplant Surgeon Compensation Survey

  • Open/close dates: Thursday, February 16 – Monday, March 27, 2017
  • Intended audience: ASTS Surgeon members in the U.S.
  • Purpose of the Survey: To help transplant surgeons and transplant centers in the U.S. better understand transplant surgeon compensation and RVU patterns
  • Your participation as an ASTS member will allow you obtain a complimentary copy of the results and analysis of the survey.