Liver Transplant Program Resources

Liver transplant in children and teens patient MJ

Watch a video that introduces the Liver Transplant Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which does around 20 pediatric liver transplants a year for children suffering from a host of conditions, including biliary atresia.


Lizzy Gets a New Liver by Lizzy Ribal is a 34-page, spiral bound book for children that tells the story of a liver transplant from Lizzy's perspective.

To the Edge and Back is a book by Chris Klug about his journey from receiving a liver transplant to becoming an Olympic snowboarder and the first Olympic athlete to win a medal after an organ transplant.


ALF is a national, nonprofit health agency dedicated to preventing, treating and curing liver diseases through research, education and support groups.

The American Organ Transplant Association helps to make organ transplant surgery, travel and aftercare available to patients and their families.

AST is an organization of transplant professionals dedicated to research, education, advocacy and patient care in transplantation science and medicine.

This foundation is devoted to providing support for research and education into the causes, diagnoses, prevention and treatment of all liver disease.

ChiLDRN Supports the discovery of new diagnostics, etiologic and treatment options for children with liver disease, and those who undergo liver transplantation.

CLDF is a unique national charity dedicated to taking action against the effects of all liver diseases of childhood.

This a not-for-profit alliance of national organizations and state teams across the U.S. committed to increasing organ, eye and tissue donation.

Gift of Life is the organ and tissue procurement organization (OPO) serving eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.

The Gift of Life Family House provides critically needed support programs and temporary lodging for organ transplant patients and their families.

The National Foundation for Transplants provides fundraising assistance to patients for the portion of transplant costs not covered by insurance.

PALF aims at identifying, characterizing, and developing management strategies for infants, children, and adolescents who present with acute liver failure.

The Wilson Disease Association serves those with this genetic disorder, which affects the brain and liver.