TAMIT (Tennessee Association of Medical Interpreters and Translators) is TAPIT’s sister organization. This Association is based in Memphis, Tennessee, the location of Tennessee’s flagship University of Tennessee Medical School, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center, and many other medical facilities.
TAMIT: WHO WE ARE
We are a group of healthcare interpreters and translators, students, educators, community leaders, healthcare administrators, language service company owners, and other interested parties who share TAMIT’s mission and objectives.
To promote excellence in professional healthcare interpreting and translation in West Tennessee.
TAMIT seeks to increase the number of trained, qualified healthcare interpreters in Tennessee and neighboring states. Toward that end, we organize education and training workshops in interpreting.
TAMIT encourages decision makers, providers and consumers to use medical language services in accordance with recognized standards of practice.
TAMIT is a language services access clearinghouse for the community.
TAMIT collaborates with local, state, and national organizations, private enterprises and government agencies to advance its goals and objectives.
TAMIT supports and performs research regarding the profession.