Patient, general transplant, digestive disease, and financial websites can be found here.
Pediatric specific websites can be found here.
American Gastroenterological Association
Purpose: Provides clinical guidelines for numerous digestive diseases.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Purpose: Educate and support services for the healthcare of the pediatric population.
Purpose: Liver education and advocacy.
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)
Purpose: To improve patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition and metabolism.
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
Purpose: Education and advocacy for individuals with mental health conditions.
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
Purpose: Medical professional and patient education on anesthesia and pain management.
Association for Vascular Access (AVA)
Purpose: Research and advocacy for innovations in vascular access.
American Society of Transplantation
Purpose: Education on all types of transplantation.
American Society of Transplant Surgeons
Purpose: Advances the art and science of transplant surgery through patient care, research, education, and advocacy.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Purpose: Useful resource for providers who have patients who may have swallowing or feeding difficulties post-transplant or may have speech deficits from mechanical ventilation.
Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC)
Purpose: Focuses on improving public policy and increasing public awareness with respect to diseases of the digestive system.
Infusion Nurses Society (INS)
Purpose: International nonprofit organization representing infusion nurses and other clinicians who are engaged in the specialty practice of infusion therapy.
International Transplant Nurses Society
Purpose: Education and clinical practice of transplant nurses.
The Learn Intestinal Failure TeleECHO Clinic (LIFT-ECHO)—launched by Kishore Iyer, at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York—is an online community of medical professionals dedicated to supporting the treatment and management of intestinal failure patients.
Purpose: Production of clinical guidelines, such as CLABSI protocols.
North American Society For Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
Purpose: Research and education in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition.
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN)
Purpose: Dedicated to advancing the practice and delivery of expert healthcare to individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence care needs.