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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameAdvisory Committee on Organ TransplantationAgency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number9537
Original Establishment Date3/16/2000Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.organdonor.gov/about-dot/acot.html#...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*31
Current Charter Date8/31/2018Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Senior Advisor, Division of Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau
Date Of Renewal Charter8/31/2020Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Robert
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Walsh
Establishment Authority*Authorized by LawDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*42 U.S.C. 217aDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(301) 443-6839
Effective Date Of Authority*3/16/2000Designated Federal Officer Fax*301-594-6095
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*rwalsh@hrsa.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Non Scientific Program Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The ACOT accomplishes its purpose by meeting in full session and establishing special topic workgroups related to organ transplantation.
How is membership balanced?*The ACOT membership includes individuals knowledgeable in such fields as deceased and living organ donation, health care public policy, transplantation medicine and surgery, critical care medicine and other medical specialties involved in the identification and referral of donors, non-physician transplant professions, nursing, epidemiology, immunology, law and bioethics, behavioral sciences, economics and statistics, as well as representatives of transplant candidates, transplant recipients, living organ donors, and family members of deceased and living organ donors. To the extent practicable, Committee members should represent the minority, gender and geographic diversity of transplant candidates, transplant recipients, organ donors and family members served by the OPTN.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The ACOT meets up to three times a year in full session to advise the Secretary of HHS on matters related to organ transplantation.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The ACOT members represent the various stakeholders that have an interest in solid organ transplantation, Members provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of HHS based on their transplant-related scientific clinical, operational, and personal experience. This expertise is not available within HHS.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation RemarksNo reports for FY18.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentN/A
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentN/ANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*NoneDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentGrants Review CommentN/A
Number Of Recommendations*58Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentNo recommendations were submitted during FY 2018.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*50.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentThese recommendations have been implemented to improve organ transplantation service delivery, access and equity.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*50.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentThe Program and the community are engaged in discussions about the implementation of all recommendations.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback CommentThe Secretary of HHS acknowledges receipt of the ACOT recommendations, and thanks the ACOT for providing advice and recommendations on the organ transplantation issues. Status of recommendations is regularly reviewed with the advisory committee.Narrative Description*The ACOT advises the Secretary of HHS on all aspects of organ donation, procurement, allocation, and transplantation, as well as other matters that the Secretary determines. One of its principal functions is to advise the Secretary on Federal efforts to maximize the number of deceased donor organs made available for transplantation and to support the safety of living organ donation. The ACOT, at the request of the Secretary, reviews significant proposed OPTN policies submitted for the Secretary’s approval to recommend whether they should be made enforceable.
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COSTS

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Payments to Federal Members* Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY* 
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Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members* 
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Travel Reimb. For Consultants* Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY* 
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Total Costs$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-034743Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2018
 COM-001972Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2017
 COM-002261Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2016
 COM-004171Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2015
 COM-004787Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2014
 COM-006286Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2013
 COM-006585Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2012
 COM-008233Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2011
 COM-008829Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2010
 COM-010401Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2009
 COM-010695Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2008
 COM-012230Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2007
 COM-012813Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2006
 COM-013993Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2005
 COM-014608Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2004
 COM-015866Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2003
 COM-016548Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2002
 COM-017890Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation2001