AOPO leads the nation’s organ donation process through advocacy, education, and innovation

Vicky Keene

Lung Recipient

Photo Credit: Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE)

AOPO advances organ donation and transplantation by driving continual improvement of the donation process

Alex Pitcher

Tissue Recipient

Photo Credit: LifeCenter Organ Donor Network

AOPO collaborates with stakeholders and shares best practices with their OPO members

Tonya Gomez

Double Lung Recipient

Photo Credit: Life Connection of Ohio

AOPO is saving and improving lives through organ, eye, and tissue donation

Autumn, Adam, and Letitia

Donor Family

Photo Credit: LifeQuest Organ Recovery Services

AOPO commits to achieving 50,000 annual transplants in 2026.

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Anthony and Dean’s Story
Anthony and Dean’s Story

Pam, a Donor Mom to Anthony, and Dean, Anthony's Heart Recipient, share their gift of life story...

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AOPO Shares Impact of Proposed CMS Reimbursement Changes on the Organ Donation and Transplantation System
AOPO Announces New Members to Join its Board of Directors

AOPO Announces New Members to Join its Board of Directors McLean, VA. (September 13, 2022) – The Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) announced today new members of their Board of Directors, whose terms will begin immediately. Jennifer Prinz,...