About ABTC


Since 1988, American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC) has promoted excellence in organ transplantation through specialty certification. As the only accredited certifying body for organ donation and transplant professionals, ABTC establishes education and competency standards while promoting continued professional growth.

About ABTC

At ABTC, we share your goals for continuous quality improvement in organ donation and transplantation. Our certification credentials represent an elite community of professionals who incorporate the latest standards of excellence in organ donation and transplantation. Our certification programs include:

  • Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC)
  • Certified Clinical Transplant Nurse (CCTN)
  • Certified Procurement Transplant Coordinator (CPTC)
  • Certified Transplant Preservationist (CTP)​

ABTC is an independently incorporated, not for profit organization managed by a volunteer governing board – a group of fully certified organ donation and transplantation professionals who strongly believe all patients deserve safe, high quality care. With experts at the helm and a mission driven by the importance of lifelong learning, ABTC certification is a mark of true excellence in organ donation and transplantation.

ABTC's​ Mission

Setting standards that distinguish transplant professionals through certification.​

ABTC's Vision

Advance the field by certifying every donation and transplant professional​.

ABTC's Policy and Procedures

This manual is a resource for members of the Board of Governors and committee members of the American Board for Transplant Certification on the policies and procedures followed by the organization. The document defines operational guidelines, facilitates communication, provides consistency and enhances productivity of the organization. The Board of Governors and the Executive Office staff are expected to become familiar with, adhere to, and enforce the policies.


  • Melody Goller, CMP, Executive Director
  • Beth Crowley, Association Manager
  • Randi Lutz, Account Coordinator
  • Debbie Jennings, Meetings Manager
  • Tenaya Peters, Association Controller