Mission: The anatomic gift foundation, inc. , (agf) d/b/a anatomy gifts registry and cremation center of maryland, is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), organization founded in 1994. The mission of agfs caring and compassionate program is to serve meritorious research scientists, clinicians, and medical educators with expertly prepared, safe, and efficacious, human anatomical specimens gifted from donors and donor families participating in our whole body donor program. Agf also serves the donors and their families by providing services relating to the donation process; including, but not limited to: obtaining informed consent / authorization for donation within established legal hierarchy, acquiring vital statistic information for purposes of filing a death certificate, transportation of the deceased from the place of death to our facility, perform cremations and provide ashes to the family (for their emento, internment, scattering), resources regarding grief counseling, etc.
Programs: Providing a caring and compassionate program to serve meritorious scientists, clinicians and educators with expertly prepared human anatomical gift specimens. The organization provides public and professional education opportunities and has a bioskills labratory to provide training for surgical skills.