Let’s Explore Transplant Together

Explore Transplant helps patients with kidney failure, families, friends, living donors and providers understand all of the available transplant options in order to make the most informed healthcare decisions. Our educational programs are available for organizations serving kidney patients and families directly. Founded by Dr. Amy Waterman, one of the nation’s leading experts in transplant education, Explore Transplant trainers have conducted 120 training seminars in partnership with more than 50 transplant centers, organ procurement organizations, foundations and End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Networks. Explore Transplant and its sister program, Explore Living Donation, have educated more than 4,000 providers, leading to better transplant education for over 28,000 kidney patients.

Transplant News

1 week ago

Education about kidney transplant empowers patients and reduces fear. http://ow.ly/kkKz30jwlnk ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

New and improved kidney transplant education materials are available! Explore Transplant and Explore Living Donation education has been fully revised with evidence-based health literate best practices, and it’s now ready for purchase! http://ow.ly/5UyR30jq5JD ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

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3 weeks ago

A woman donated a kidney In memory of her late brother, saying, "I felt if I could help prevent someone from going through what my brother went through I would do it." http://ow.ly/72Y430jhfEk ... See MoreSee Less

Reflections from the Field

INSIGHTS FROM KIDNEY RECIPIENTS, LIVING DONORS AND TRANSPLANT PROFESSIONALS

Transplant News

  • It’s Time to Get Your New and Improved Kidney Transplant Education Materials!

    It’s Time to Get Your New and Improved Kidney Transplant Education Materials!

    Did you hear? Explore Transplant and Explore Living Donation education has been fully revised with evidence-based health literate best practices, and it’s now ready for purchase! These programs, available in English and Spanish, have helped tens of thousands of kidney patients and their loved ones make informed choices about treatment. Health Literacy Media worked with Dr. Amy Waterman to revise ... Read MoreView Story

Transplant News

  • Explore Transplant Educational Materials and Trainings Available

    Explore Transplant Educational Materials and Trainings Available

    In this short video, Explore Transplant’s Christina Goalby, MSW and HLM’s Director of Partnerships and Initiatives Allen Todd discuss educational opportunities available to the transplant community. These include Explore Transplant and Explore Living Donation educational materials and trainings to educate dialysis providers about kidney transplant and living donation.View Story

Donation Stories

  • Amy Nash: Kidney Recipient

    Amy Nash: Kidney Recipient

    Amy and her husband Jerry at the Unyts Donate Life Walk with dear family friend Annie Keller and Amy’s mom, Diane Weimer. Amy and her family participated in the 2013 Donate Life Rose Parade Float. Clarence, New York — Amy Nash was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease during her senior year in college. In the mid-1980s, living donation outside of immediate family ... Read MoreView Story