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

2 weeks ago

Explore Transplant training #121 with Stacy Brand and her University of Michigan team and my training buddy Melissa Hale. What a great day! ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

What you give comes back to you ten-fold,” the donor said. “It is truly the most worthy thing I have done in my life.” http://ow.ly/X3ID30jL3Jh ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

Explore Transplant / Explore Living Donation is at the UNOS Transplant Management Forum in Austin! Educational materials are being shown & provider trainings are being discussed. You can visit us at booth 28, or for more info, contact us! ... See MoreSee Less

Reflections from the Field


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

  • Karen Willis: Living Kidney Donor

    Karen Willis: Living Kidney Donor

    Karen’s story was featured in the documentary The Chain. Ventura, CA – “Many years ago, my husband and I were talking about doing a good deed for someone else,” recalled Karen Willis. “We wanted to help a complete stranger in a big, life-changing way.” Years later, Karen, 48, and her husband Joshua decided on a health-related good deed, and from there ... Read MoreView Story