Professional Development


NATCO Members login to the member’s only section to join the Resource Council Instant Forum

The aim of the Instant Forum is to provide a forum for each NATCO member to actively participate in NATCO's mission, "To support, develop and advance the knowledge and practice of its members and to enhance the quality, effectiveness and integrity of donation and transplantation".

The Instant Forum has been established to enhance communication and networking between NATCO members. Originally launched in 2004 as Resource Council List Serves to facilitate discussions and exchange of information. In 2008 the list servs transitioned to an Instant Forum with enhanced capabilities such as document posting, polling and search capabilities.

The current Instant Forum includes:

Procurement Forums:

  • Allocation / Placement
  • Case Presentations
  • Consent / Family Services
  • Donation After Cardiac Death (DCD)
  • Donor Management RC
  • Getting Started
  • Hospital Development
  • Organ Recovery / Perfusion
  • Public Education
  • Quality Improvement
  • Tissue

Clinical Forums:

  • Heart / Lung
  • Kidney Pancreas
  • Living Donor
  • Liver Intestine
  • Living Donor
  • Pediatric
  • Advanced Clinical Practice

General Resource Councils:

  • Ethics
  • Research
  • Public Policy / Grassroots

The individual member opinions expressed on NATCO Listservs do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NATCO, The Organization for Transplant Professionals.

For questions or comments, email the NATCO office at

All NATCO Members can access the Instant Forum by logging in to the member’s only section. Choose Instant Forum on the left hand naviagtion.