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Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation

The Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT) was established to assist the HHS Secretary in:

  • Enhancing organ donation
  • Ensuring that the system of organ transplantation is grounded in the best available medical science
  • Assuring the public that the system is as effective and equitable as possible
  • Increasing public confidence in the integrity and effectiveness of the transplantation system

Meetings

General ACOT meeting information, including dates, registration instructions and summary notes.

Members

The ACOT is composed of up to 25 members, including the Chair.

Charter

The ACOT was established under the authority of 42 U.S.C. Section 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and 42 CFR 121.12 (2000).

Recommendations

Recommendations to the Secretary

Open-Continuous Recruitment for Membership on Secretary's Advisory Committee 

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