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Medical Interpreters

My Accidental Transition from Interpreting to Translating

Check out this article on the ATA's Interpreter Division about a Minnesota lady who attended the U of M and now works as a full-time Spanish to English translator specializing in the tourism, hospitality and airline industries.  … READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Interpreter/Translator News, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Translators

NCIHC Webinar on 8/11/17: Teaching Simultaneous Mode to Healthcare Interpreters

Friday, August 11, 2017 at 5:00 PM Central (6:00 PM Eastern; 3:00 PM Pacific)  Click here to register for this webinar NCIHC Members         free          Non-NCIHC Members $25.00   See website for updates on continuing education approval for this event. The live webinar presentation will take place on Friday, August… READ MORE »

Related to: Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Webinar

InterpretTIP: Taking Notes

This week’s InterpreTIP focuses on how legal and medical interpreters should handle the notes they take during the session. Is the answer different for legal vs. medical interpreters? Tune in to find out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mw58tkt1YK4&feature=youtu.be  . Article originally found in INTERSECT weekly update from July 7, 2017… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Training Resources

UMTIA Interpreter Support Group – TOMORROW 7/22/17!

Has it been a long week? Are you feeling burnt out? Are the daily frustrations of your work catching up to you? UMTIA will be hosting another interpreter support group tomorrow, 7/22/17, from 9:00-11:00am. You can pre-register here or just show up. This is a safe space to give and receive support. It's only a… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, UMTIA Event

Google’s Most Translated word is …… Beautiful!!

  An article in slator alerted us: Google News Lab has worked with a data visualization company called Virtual Cinnamon to create an amazing, interactive display of international translation. The display features the top 10 nouns and adjectives translated into English by Google—and the top 10 words for 9 other languages. Play with it. Most of… READ MORE »

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