The Liver Transplant Advisory Committee (LTAC) advises on inter-provincial operational and clinical policies, standards of practice and evidence-based practice with respect to liver listing and allocation.
Dr. Susan Gilmour (Chair)
Regional Program Clinical Director AHS - Stollery Children's Hospital
The Living Donation Advisory Committee (LDAC) provides expert advice for advancement and implementation of national initiatives in partnership with Canadian Blood Services on issues relating to the donation and transplantation of organs from living donors to recipients.
The Heart Transplant Advisory Committee (HTAC) provides advice on heart donation and transplantation, clinical policy and practice issues including registries development and improvement, and operation of the interprovincial heart program.
The Donation and Transplant Administrators Advisory Committee (DTAAC) identifies and provides end-to-end operational, financial and policy advice to inform the development of nationally mandated initiatives to allow issues to be addressed and all requirements gathered in advance of the full development and roll-out with donation and transplant programs participating in interprovincial activities.
The Kidney Transplant Advisory Committee (KTAC) provides expert guidance to the development, operation and evolution of the national Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) program and Highly Sensitized Patient program (HSP) with the goal of increasing kidney transplantation in Canada. The KTAC also reviews proposed matches from each KPD match run.
A community of practice for donor coordinators who support deceased donation
In 2020, Canadian Blood Services established a national Donor Coordinator Network. This national community of practice aims to support donor coordinators in offering deceased donation as a standard component of end-of-life care by continuing to:
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