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Progress in Transplantation


NATCO's Journal Progress in Transplantation is now located on the SAGE Publications website!

How to Access the Site:


How to Activate your Online Journal Account:

  • To access the online journal for the first time you will need to register for "My Account".
  • Go to and enter the email address associated with your NATCO membership in the tab to request a password for your account. Be sure to click the 'I'm not a robot' box. You will receive an email with a link to set a password.
  • Use the password provided to log into your account.
  • From the left side of the page select the "Society Member Access" tab.
  • Use the "Select Society" drop down to select NATCO.
  • Enter your NATCO ID number minus any leading "0"s. (contact the NATCO office if you don't know your ID number)
  • Select "Activate'.
  • Select the journal.
  • Click on "Current Issue" or select an issue fron the archived list.
  • To search for articles enter the title in “Search this journal”.   
  • Your email and password will be used each time you return to access the journal.  If you forget your username or password go to the “My Account” tab on the journal home page and look for the link “Forgotten your password?”.  You will be asked to provide your email and a link to change your password will be emailed to you.
  • Click Here for printable login instructions

If you require further assistance please contact the NATCO office at or you can contact SAGE directly at  

Each quarter, Progress in Transplantation, the official journal of NATCO, provides peer-reviewed original research, case studies, international papers, review articles and policy papers.  The journal offers a multi-disciplinary team approach to organ and tissue donation and transplantation.  New knowledge makes transplant professionals confident that they’re providing the best possible services. 

To submit manuscripts to the journal, go to For complete submission instructions, please see the Author Guidelines.

Aim and Scope of Progress in Transplantation

Progress in Transplantation is the official journal of NATCO, The Organization for Transplant Professionals. Journal Partners include: Australasian Transplant Coordinators Association, and Society for Transplant Social Workers. Transplantation is a highly specialized area of medicine in which state-of-the-art technology, research and innovative techniques combine with the perseverance of health care professionals to create an improved quality of life for individuals with serious and complex medical problems. Progress in Transplantation reflects the multi-disciplinary team approach to procurement and clinical aspects of organ and tissue transplantation by providing a professional forum for exchange of the continually changing body of knowledge in transplantation through the publication of original research, case studies, donor management issues, international papers, review articles, clinical practice issues, and policy papers of interest to the various professional disciplines focused on transplantation.

The journal is a quarterly, indexed, peer-reviewed publication.

Currently, the journal can be accessed through MEDLINE, CINAHL, the International Nursing Index and EMBASE.


Publishing Manager: Sage Publishing
Managing Editor: Meredith Pond


Rebecca Winsett, PhD. RN



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Subscription Rates

The journal is published four times a year by Sage Publishing. NATCO members receive a subscription as a part of membership dues. If you are not a member of NATCO, but you would like to subscribe to Progress in Transplantation, please contact:  Laura Hornsleth | Circulation Liaison

Subscriptions Rates for Non-members:

  • Individual Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $91.00
  • Institutional Subscription, E-access   $279.00
  • Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998)   $279.00
  • Institutional Subscription, Print Only  $304.00
  • Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, E-access Plus Backfile (All Online Content)   $310.00
  • Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access)   $310.00
  • Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, Combined Plus Backfile (Current Volume Print & All Online Content)  $341.00
  • Individual, Single Print Issue   $30.00
  • Institutional, Single Print Issue  $84.00
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