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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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  • Closing the Donation GapMedia interview

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

  • African American WorkgroupCTDN's Ayanna Anderson and her DLAs show donor dot pride.

    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 WorkgroupAsian/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.

  • Latino WorkgroupLatino Workgroup

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

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

  • American Indian WorkgroupAmerican Indian Workgroup
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  • Our HistoryOur History

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

  • Join AMATJoin AMAT

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

  • Board & CommitteesDr. Clive Callender receives proclamation.

    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 ReleasesNewsletter graphic

    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