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About the Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation

Mission Statement: The Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation (AMAT) supports our partners in the transplant field as they save and heal lives in our diverse communities.

Multicultural communities play a critical role in America’s transplant system. They save and heal lives as donors of organs, eyes and tissue, need life-saving kidney transplants in disproportionately high numbers, and serve patients and families as healthcare professionals.

Donation and transplant professionals face unique challenges when communicating with grieving families, transplant candidates and patients, hospital staff, and the public with African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian and other multicultural communities.

Through professional development, cultural competency training, and other expertise born of front-line experience, AMAT’s members offer a valuable perspective to help our partners in the transplant field accomplish their life-saving mission in our diverse communities.

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African American Workgroup

African American Workgroup

Providing continuing education, sharing of resources, expanding organizational outreach and serving as the collective voice and advocate for African American needs in the field of human donation and transplantation.
Asian/Pacific Islander Workgroup

Asian/Pacific Islander Workgroup

The API Workgroup provides education to overcome cultural and religious barriers and inspire API communities to save and heal lives through organ, eye and tissue donation.
Closing the Donation Gap

Closing the Donation Gap

From its inception in 1991, AMAT was created with the hope of saving more lives by increasing organ and tissue donation among multicultural communities.
Latino Workgroup

Latino Workgroup

The AMAT Latino Work Group unites OPO professionals dedicated to serving Latino communities throughout the continental U.S., Hawai’i and Puerto Rico.

Native American Workgroup

Mission Statement We will support the mission of AMAT by providing continuing education and sharing of resources, but most importantly, we will expand organizational outreach to all Native American communities. Join the workgroup The Native...

Organizational Members

AMAT would like to thank each of our 2017 member organizations.            
Support AMAT

Support AMAT

Your donation will help us increase awareness of the importance of organ and tissue donation. Complete the form below to make a donation.
Join AMAT

Join AMAT

We can make a difference by working together to ensure that the multicultural perspective is served.

Individual Membership Registration

Use the form to register or renew your membership with the Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation. If you are paying by check , download the Individual Membership Application  and mail to: AMAT Membership, 10825 Midlothian Turnpike, ...

Organizational Membership $1,500

Please complete the form below to submit your organizational membership. After submitting your organizational membership, individuals within your organization may join at the discounted rate. If paying by check and regular mail, please download the...
Our History

Our History

For more than 20 years AMAT has served the needs of multicultural professionals working in the field of transplantation.
Board & Committees

Board & Committees

AMAT's Board of Directors is comprised of professionals throughout the U.S. who are working to improve the lives of patients awaiting life-saving organ transplants.
Newsletters and News Releases

Newsletters and News Releases

Get the latest news and information on the multicultural perspectives from the Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation.
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  • Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation
    10825 Midlothian Turnpike, Suite 201R
    Richmond, VA 23235
    1-844-654-(AMAT) 2628