UW Health Transplant Patient Resources
at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is one of the world's foremost organ transplant programs. UW Health physicians are recognized experts in their field, providing care to patients in our heart, lung, kidney, liver, pancreas, intestine, islet cell and pediatric transplant programs.
Transplant Education Videos and Quizzes
As a service to its patients we offer the following educational videos, which discuss important facets of the liver, kidney and pancreas transplant process. Each section features a video and a brief multiple choice quiz. Watch each video and then take the corresponding quiz to enhance your knowledge about the transplant process.
Kidney Allocation System
The kidney allocation system, managed by UNOS, will be changed on December 4, 2014. The kidney allocation system is the process used to determine which patients get offered donated kidneys. Learn about the new system
Multiple listing involves registering on the waitlist at two or more transplant centers. It is important for patients to understand their options regarding multiple listing for transplant, and the benefits of being listed at the UW Health Transplant Program.
Transplant Recipient Discharge Program
UW Hospital and Clinics recently began using the Good to Go patient discharge program for kidney and pancreas recipients. As the program develops, other organ recipients will be introduced to the program. Dixon Kaufman, MD, introduces the program in this brief video. Learn more
Clinical Resources for Post-Transplant Patients
Other Resources for Post-Transplant Patients
Resources for Living Donation
Transplant Experience offers patient education resources on living donation.