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American Foundation for Donation & Transplantation

American Foundation for
Donation & Transplantation

8154 Forest Hill Ave, Suite 3
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 323-9890
Toll Free: (800) 543-6399
FAX: (804) 323-1300

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Hotel Information for the Living Donation Conference
We’ve had a great response to our conference invitation this year. So much so, our host hotel is sold out of rooms AT THE GROUP RATE. As such, we have a FABULOUS, brand new hotel for your stay. The Opal Sands Resort opened in February. Don’t take my word for it; check it out yourself (
AFDT has obtained a small block of deluxe gulf front rooms at a group rate of $269 per night PLUS a discounted resort fee of $15 per night. It is a 3-5 minute walk to the Hyatt via the beach OR sidewalk. You may book online or by calling 1 (855) 335-1087. Mention your attendance at the American Foundation for Donation & Transplantation (code AMERI0516. Be sure to obtain information regarding their cancellation policy SHOULD rooms open up at the Hyatt due to cancellations and you choose to move over.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience and we thank you for your patience. See you very soon!

Dr. Jimmy Light
Dr. James Burdick
2016 David Hume Lecturer

 Organ Donation Has Consequences Some Donors Aren't Prepared For

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The mission of the American Foundation for Donation and Transplantation is to serve transplant professionals and patients through science and education, immunology expertise, quality improvement and organ donation.


"The way transplantation is practiced in the US today was developed primarily by AFDT."
John McDonald, MD, Louisiana State University Medical Center

"AFDT meetings for over 25 years have provided the latest and most complete information needed to advance transplant programs. They have provided an informal communication and collaboration network not provided by any other venue."
Francis H. Wright, Jr., MD, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Center

"For over 25 years, AFDT has provided education for all transplant disciplines in a setting that encourages the multidisplinary team discussion."
Helen Spicer, RN, Virginia Transplant Center, Henrico Doctors' Hospital

"AFDT was the first to organize a Donor Advocate Symposia and insurance program for living kidney donors."
Gazi B. Zibari, MD, Louisiana State University Medical Center

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