Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Jun 11, 2021
National COVID-19 Impact Data Dashboard 
Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jun 9, 2021

The Deceased Donation Advisory Committee (DDAC) provides expert advice on issues relating to the donation of organs from deceased donors, towards the further advancement of deceased donation in Canada.

Members Title and Organization
Dr. Saneef (Sonny) Dhanani, Chair

Pediatric Intensivist, Pediatric Critical Care 

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jun 9, 2021

The ODTEAC provides expert advice on donation and transplantation system activities for ongoing advancement and implementation of national initiatives in partnership with Canadian Blood Services.

Members Title and Organization
CHAIR
Dr. Norman Kneteman

Surgical Director, Liver Transplant Program

University of Alberta Hospital, Alberta Health Services

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jun 9, 2021

The content on this page is specific for 2020-2021 Transfusion Camp. Content for 2021-2022 will start being updated approximately one month ahead of the live event held in Toronto. See General Information Schedules and Locations document for live event dates.

Reminder:

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Jun 9, 2021

The Eye and Tissue Data Committee (ETDC) supports the collection, reporting and sharing of data by the Canadian eye and tissue banking community and provides insight into the supply of and the demand for allografts in Canada. 

Members Title and Organization

Mr. Gary Rockl

(Chair)

Tissue Innovation Specialist 

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jun 9, 2021

The Lung Transplant Advisory Committee (LuTAC) advises on inter-provincial operational and clinical policies, standards of practice and evidence-based practice with respect to lung transplantation.

Members

Title and Organization

Dr. Dale Lien

(Chair)

Program Director, Lung Transplant Program

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jun 8, 2021

The Public Education and Awareness Committee (PEAC) facilitates interprovincial collaboration in the development and implementation of public education and awareness strategies. Organ donation and transplantation is complex and not well understood by the public. There are many misconceptions that contribute to barriers to registering intent to donate or consenting to donation.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jun 8, 2021

Members

Organization

Dr. Christopher Nguan (Chair)

Surgical Director

Kidney Transplant Program VGH

Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Steven Paraskevas

Director, Pancreas and Islet Transplant Program

McGill University Health Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital

Montreal, Quebec

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jun 8, 2021

The National Human Leukocyte Antigen Advisory Committee (NHLAAC) provides a forum for improving and standardizing HLA laboratory practices in support of national registries and, in general, organ and tissue donation and transplantation in Canada.

Members Title and Organization

Dr. Éric Wagner

(Chair)

Director, Immunology and Histocompatibility Laboratory

CHU de Québec

Quebec City, Quebec

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jun 8, 2021

The Information System Advisory Committee (ISAC) provides oversight to Canadian Blood Services on strategies and activities required to build a data system that provides timely access to high quality ODT information for patient care, system management and performance, research, and accountability.

Members Title and Organization
Dr. Joseph Kim (Chair)

Director, Kidney Transplant Program

UHN, Toronto General Hospital

Organs and Tissues

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