50,000 Organ Transplants in 2026

The Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) commits to achieving 50,000 annual transplants in 2026. AOPO and its members will work with key stakeholders to implement a series of initiatives:

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Expand Collaboration across the AOPO membership and among all stakeholders.

    Health Inequities

    Reduce Health Inequities to improve accessibility of organ transplants in minority communities.

    Organ Utilization

    Maximize Organ Utilization by transplant programs.

    Innovation and Research

    Drive Innovation to increase donation and maximize transplantation.

    2023 AOPO Year in Review

    AOPO released a report showing how organ procurement organizations (OPOs) are quickly advancing toward our goal of 50,000 annual organ transplants in 2026. We are proud of the donation and transplantation community for reaching 43,603 organs transplanted from deceased donors in 2023. View the report for national data and details on the ongoing, coordinated efforts to improve system-wide effectiveness in our mission to save more lives.

    Latest Updates

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    AOPO Supports the Passage of the FAA Reauthorization Bill

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    Advocating for Advancements in Donation & Transplant
    Advocating for Advancements in Donation & Transplant

    Advocating for Advancements in Donation & Transplant On May 15, members of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to connect with legislators and staff regarding the life-saving mission of OPOs. The...

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    Advocating for Advancements in Donation & Transplant
    The Many Roles of OPOs: Supporting Donors and Families

    The Many Roles of OPOs: Supporting Donors and Families Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) are non-profit entities designated by the federal government to oversee the complex and life-saving process of organ donation. The responsibilities of an OPO are extensive...

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