Igal Kam, MD Endowed Chair in Transplant Surgery

Professor of Surgery, University of Colorado Hospital

Chief, Transplant Surgery

Executive Director, Colorado Center for Transplantation Care, Research and Education (CCTCARE)


Elizabeth A. Pomfret, MD, PhD is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of Transplantation at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colorado.  She is an established multi-organ transplant surgeon with additional surgical training in living donor liver transplantation. Dr. Pomfret is an international leader within the field of transplantation and was the former Executive Editor of Transplantation, the most highly cited journal in the field of organ transplantation. She served as the President of the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS) from 2014-2015 and on various other organizational and governmental boards including the ASTS Board of Directors as a Councilor-at-Large from 2009 through 2012, and the OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors from 2011–2014. Dr. Pomfret is an active researcher with a record of peer-reviewed publications and has lectured worldwide on current issues in the field.