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UW Health Transplant Patient Resources

Transplant 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.

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Transplant Patient 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.
Transplant Community Learning Sessions

Our continuing education sessions help transplant patients, living donors and their families and friends stay up-to-date on important information. Many of these sessions include both an in-person presentation and online opportunity to expand your knowledge and stay connected to this ever-changing field of medicine.


If you would like to be notified of upcoming sessions, email your request to:

Kidney Allocation System
The kidney allocation system, managed by UNOS, 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
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.
Learn More About Multiple Listing

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

Red video icon Heart and Lung Transplant Medication Video for Patients

Heart Transplant Vital Signs Record Sheet (3 times/day) (pdf)  Liver Transplant Lab Record Sheet (pdf) 
Heart Transplant Vital Signs Record Sheet (2 times/day) (pdf)  Lung Transplant Spirometry Record Sheet (pdf) 
Kidney Transplant Lab Record Sheet (pdf)  Medication Checklist (all programs) (pdf) 
Kidney/pancreas Transplant Lab Record Sheet (pdf)  Vital Signs Record Sheet (pdf)
Other Resources for Post-Transplant Patients
Resources for Living Donation

Transplant Experience offers patient education resources on living donation.