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Region 3

Region 3 Overview

Region 3 map

States include:
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Puerto Rico
Regional Councillor:

Keith Wille, MD, MSPH

University of Alabama Hospital

Region 3 Meetings

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021 – Virtual

Updated Aug 3, 2021: The health and safety of our meeting attendees is our top priority. Due to current COVID-19 conditions in Region 3, the decision has been made to hold the summer 2021 regional meeting virtually.

Meetings are held twice each year during the winter and summer public comment periods. They include regional updates and presentations of policy proposals. Here's what to expect. Participate in public comment.

Region 3 Profile

Donors versus Organs Donated in 2020
ProgramsDonorsOrgans
All Donors 2,478 7,187
Kidney 2,319 4,102
Liver 1,536 1,536
Heart 580 580
Pancreas 195 195
Lung 396 749
Intestine 25 25
Based on OPTN data as of 10/14/2021

Organ registrations on waitlist as of 10/14/2021
ProgramsCounts
All Organs 13,917
Kidney 12,078
Liver 1,043
Pancreas 38
Kidney / Pancreas 180
Heart 456
Lung 93
Heart / Lung 6
Intestine 18
Abdominal Wall 3
GU: Uterus 2
Based on OPTN data as of 10/14/2021

Transplants in 2020
ProgramsCounts
All Organs 5,499
Kidney 3,292
Liver 1,340
Pancreas 17
Kidney / Pancreas 134
Heart 430
Lung 266
Heart / Lung 3
Intestine 17
Based on OPTN data as of 10/14/2021

Members
ProgramsCounts
All Members 56
OPOs 10
Transplant Centers 30
Histo Labs 15
Voluntary Health Orgs 1
Based on OPTN data as of 10/14/2021