The Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT) was established to assist the HHS Secretary in:
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Twenty-seventh Meeting: November 22, 2016
Twenty-six Meeting: November 17, 2015
Twenty-fifth Meeting: March 12-13, 2015
Agenda and Presentations
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Twenty-fourth Meeting: January 27, 2015
Twenty-third Meeting: September 4, 2013
Twenty-second Meeting: March 7, 2013
Twenty-first Meeting: August 28, 2012
Twentieth Meeting: February 28, 2012
Nineteenth Meeting: August 23-24, 2011
Eighteenth Meeting: March 8, 2011
Seventeenth Meeting: August 19-20, 2010
Sixteenth Meeting: November 13-14, 2008
Fifteenth Meeting: May 5-6, 2008
Fourteenth Meeting: November 15-16, 2007
Thirteenth Meeting: May 15-16, 2007
Twelfth Meeting: January 26, 2007 — Conference Call
Eleventh Meeting: November 2–3, 2006, Washington, DC
Tenth Meeting: May 4-5, 2006, Washington, DC
Ninth Meeting: November 1, 2005 — Conference Call
Eighth Meeting: May 9–10, 2005, Washington, DC
Seventh Meeting: November 4–5, 2004, Washington, DC
Sixth Meeting: May 6–7, 2004, Washington, DC
ACOT has up to 25 members including the chair. Members are non-governmental individuals with diverse backgrounds in fields such as organ donation, health care public policy, transplantation medicine and surgery, critical care medicine and other medical specialties involved in the identification and referral of donors, non-physician transplant professions, nursing, epidemiology, immunology, law and bioethics, behavioral sciences, economics and statistics, as well as representatives of transplant candidates, transplant recipients, organ donors, and family members.
From time to time, as ACOT vacancies occur, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) considers nominations of qualified individuals to serve as voting members on ACOT. These “Request(s) for Nominations for Voting Members” are published in the Federal Register.
A recent such request published in the Federal Register can be found at:
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).