At this very moment, there are people only you can reach… and differences only you can make.

Current Issues

The transplant field is constantly changing. Medical advances and public policy changes bring challenges and opportunities to our transplant centers and patients. Stay abreast of emerging issues and keep yourself current!

Conference 2016

Join us for the 31st annual international Society for Transplant Social Workers Conference. The 2016 conference will be held in San Diego, California beginning the evening of Wednesday October 5th, and running through early afternoon on Saturday October 8th.  We look forward to seeing you there! Please visit the conference page for information on scholarships, abstract submissions, and for details about hotel reservations.  Registration is now open!


STSW offers the Certified Clinical Transplant Social Worker Credential (CCTSW) and the Certified Clinical Social Worker-Mechanical Circulatory Support (CCSW-MCS) Credential.  These credentials recognize transplant clinicians who have met strict eligibility requirements including education, licensure, experience and peer recommendations.   Distinguish your professionalism in the field of transplant; become certified!