Those in need of a transplant receive donated organs or tissues in a timely manner in order to end deaths on the waiting list.
To help member OPOs maximize the availability of organs and tissues for transplantation and enhance the quality, effectiveness and integrity of the donation process
Who We Are
The Association of Organ Procurement Organizations is the non-profit organization recognized as the national representative of the fifty-eight federally-designated Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs), serving more than 300 million Americans.
As a professional organization, AOPO is dedicated to the special concerns of OPOs, providing education, information sharing, research and technical assistance and collaboration with other healthcare organizations and federal agencies. Member organizations bring their collective voices to the national conversation about organ and tissue donation to provide hope within reach to the men, women, and children across the country waiting for a life-saving organ transplant.