About AST

About AST

Founded in 1982, the American Society of Transplantation (AST) is an organization of more than 3,300 professionals dedicated to advancing the field of transplantation and improving patient care by promoting research, education, advocacy, and organ donation. The society is the largest transplant organization in North America and is recognized as the premier society for transplantation. AST members are sought out as transplant experts and advocates. Other transplant organizations, policy makers, regulatory agencies, payors, academic institutions, and the general public look to the AST for guidance, research, and resources related to transplantation.

Mission Statement:
The American Society of Transplantation is an organization of professionals dedicated to advancing the field of transplantation and improving patient care by promoting research, education, advocacy, and organ donation.

Core Purpose:
Improving human life by advancing the field of transplantation

Core Values:
The principles that guide the AST’s internal conduct and its relationship with the external world.

  • Patient-centered
  • Inclusive and responsive
  • Transformative
  • Global perspective
  • Absolute integrity
  • Knowledge sharing

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