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The AATB Announces a Speaker's Bureau for Tissue Recipients and Tissue Donor Families

This year, National Donor Sabbath occurs from November 14-16. During National Donor Sabbath, donor families, transplant recipients, and donation and transplantation professionals participate in services and programs to increase awareness of organ, eye and tissue donation and encourage donor designation.

 

ESPN Magazine: Carson Palmer's lasting connection

When Cardinals QB tore his ACL in Week 10, donor family grieved along with him.

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Non-Transplant Anatomical Donation

January 16, 2015 - Recent news events have generated questions from the public about non-transplant anatomical donation. While these events did not involve an AATB accredited organization, the AATB would like to clarify some facts for the public about non-transplant anatomical donation.

 

Outpatient Surgery Magazine: All Tissue Banks Are Not The Same

More than 1 million skin, tissue and bone allografts are used each year in the United States. "But the chance of getting an infection from implanted grafts is pretty close to zero, because of the steps many banks take to ensure the safety of donor tissue," says Ross Wilkins, MD, the medical director at The Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk and senior medical director at AlloSource, a non-profit tissue bank in Centennial, Colo. Here are 3 tips to ensure your facility partners with a reputable provider.

 

Call for Tissue Recipients to Participate in 2016 Transplant Games

Teams with the Transplant Games of America are currently recruiting tissue recipients for the next Transplant Games to be held June 10-15, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio! Tissue includes: skin graft, musculoskeletal (bone and soft tissue), cardiac tissue, ocular tissue, vascular tissue and nerve.

 

2016 CTBS Exam: Registration Now Open!

AATB is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 Certified Tissue Bank Specialist (CTBS) Examination. The CTBS Exam will be held at the AATB Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA and all satellite locations on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

 

Congratulations to the #2015AATB Annual Award Winners!

The AATB recognized the following award winners at the 2015 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. Please join us in congratulating them on their accomplishments.

 

Carson Palmer's Video Message from the AATB Annual Meeting

Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Carson Palmer delivered this message about tissue donation at the #2015AATB Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.

 

View Photos from the 2015 AATB Annual Meeting!

Thank you for attending the 2015 AATB Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, AZ. Check out the photos from the meeting by clicking below and don't forget to "Like" us on Facebook.

 

Register Now for the 2016 QDSW!

AATB is pleased to host the 2016 Quality and Donor Suitability Workshop. This workshop will be educational and interactive, providing the attendee with a better understanding of not only significant steps involved with donor screening, but also how to effectively implement a quality program. Click below to read more and register now!

 

Zika Virus Microsite

This site offers an easy way to share information and stay up to date with developments in the current Zika virus outbreak, including prevention, symptoms, treatment, and information for pregnant women and travelers.

 

Register Now for the 2016 AATB Annual Meeting!

The 2016 AATB Annual Meeting will be held September 20-23 in New Orleans, LA. Join us as we celebrate 40 years of Collaboration, Safety and Education. Register before August 5th to take advantage of early bird registration rates.

 

2016 CTBS Exam: Registration Now Open!

AATB is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2016 Certified Tissue Bank Specialist (CTBS) Examination. The CTBS Exam will be held at the AATB Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA and all satellite locations on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

 


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