U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Transplant Center Awards
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Transplant Center Awards have awarded the Penn Transplant Institute's Kidney Transplant program a Silver Level Award and the Heart Transplant program a Bronze Level Award. Transplant programs were evaluated based on post-transplant survival rates, transplant rates and mortality rates after patients are placed on waiting lists. Penn is the only transplant center in the region and one of a select group of programs in the nation to receive this distinction.
Blue Distinction Center for Transplants®
The Penn Transplant Institute has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Transplants. Centers with this distinction have demonstrated their commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for transplant patients. Each facility meets stringent clinical criteria, established in collaboration with expert physicians’ and medical organizations’ recommendations. The Penn Transplant Institute has received designation as a Blue Distinction Center for the following services: