Lindsey Speir

Vice President, Organ Operations
Mid-America Transplant
Lindsey Speir

Brief Bio

Lindsey Speir is the Vice President of Organ Operations at Mid-America Transplant. In this role, she helps enhance customer relationships, increase authorization, and optimize donor management and procurement to ensure every donation opportunity is maximized.

Primary Areas of Expertise Procurement

Alliance Presentations

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Honoring the Gift Through Donor Care Units: Exploring the Pros and Cons of Different Models

Tuesday, April 04, 2023, at 2:00pm

Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) are exploring the best approach to developing a Donor Care Unit (DCU) within their service areas to improve organ viability, increase the number of organs recovered per donor, and provide better care of the donor and the donor’s family. Over the course of this discussion, we will welcome three OPOs who will share their experiences as it relates to the implementation of their DCUs and their improved outcomes.

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Increasing Staff Retention by Valuing and Understanding the OPO Employee

Tuesday, February 07, 2023, at 2:00pm

With the ongoing increase in staffing shortages and challenges surrounding employee retention within the donation community, Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) must do a better job at addressing the staggering turnover rates. Over the course of this discussion, we will highlight strategies that organizations have explored to effectively engage staff by recognizing their value and providing the necessary support to help them build resiliency as they navigate the emotionally and physically taxing field of donation and transplantation.

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COVID+ Donation and Transplantation: Highlighting the OPO and Transplant Center Experience

Tuesday, November 08, 2022, at 2:00pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the way we facilitate donation and transplantation. Over the course of this discussion, we will welcome our colleagues from Midwest Transplant Network to share their experience with COVID+ donors since the onset of the pandemic as it relates to operations, transplant center partnerships, and transplant outcomes. Additionally, we will hear from our transplant center colleagues who will share their journey to accepting COVID+ organs, navigating the unknown, and recipient outcomes.

Lifelong Networks

Our partners are the heart and soul of our organization. For more than 15 years, they have played a vital role providing quality education and programs to advance a shared mission.