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Region 8

Region 8 Overview

Region 8 map

States include:
  • Colorado
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Wyoming
Regional Councillor:

Clifford D. Miles, MD, MS

The Nebraska Medical Center

Region 8 Meetings

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - Virtual

Updated Aug 11, 2021: The health and safety of our meeting attendees is our top priority. Due to current COVID-19 conditions in Region 8, 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 8 Profile

Donors versus Organs Donated in 2020
ProgramsDonorsOrgans
All Donors 1,312 3,661
Kidney 1,231 2,169
Liver 722 722
Heart 285 285
Pancreas 99 99
Lung 193 375
Intestine 11 11
Based on OPTN data as of 10/14/2021

Organ registrations on waitlist as of 10/14/2021
ProgramsCounts
All Organs 4,792
Kidney 3,843
Liver 575
Pancreas 45
Kidney / Pancreas 79
Heart 190
Lung 42
Intestine 18
Based on OPTN data as of 10/14/2021

Transplants in 2020
ProgramsCounts
All Organs 2,495
Kidney 1,530
Liver 525
Pancreas 9
Kidney / Pancreas 36
Heart 245
Lung 137
Heart / Lung 2
Intestine 11
Based on OPTN data as of 10/14/2021

Members
ProgramsCounts
All Members 32
OPOs 5
Transplant Centers 18
Histo Labs 9
Based on OPTN data as of 10/14/2021