Tennessee Association of Medical Interpreters & Translators (TAMIT) is a professional organization for interpreters and translators of written, spoken and signed languages in Tennessee. Among TAMIT ‘s members are linguistic experts in many professional fields, including medical, judicial and technical.
Professional interpreters and translators provide essential services for hospitals, clinics, and healthcare agencies in both the public and private sectors. TAMIT ’s members enable medical providers and governmental agencies to communicate with the rapidly-growing LEP (Limited English Proficient) population in Tennessee and throughout the Mid-South.
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Through active membership, professionals and students have the opportunity to help shape the future of the organization, while furthering their career with eduction and resources that address the specific needs and interests of interpreters, translators, and advocates alike.
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“Eight percent of US Citizens speak limited English, for these 25 million Americans professional Interpreters can mean the difference between life and death.” – IMIA – International Medical Interpreters Association