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Need help finding medical interpretation training
Thread poster: FarahD
United States
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English to French
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Nov 20, 2008

I am a freelance translator (French, Hatian Creole and English) and I'm looking to become a certified medical interpreter. I live in NY and would like to know where I could go for training.

Thank you in advance for the help.

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protolmach  Identity Verified
United States
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You might want to contact Dr. Milena Savova at NYU SCPS Nov 20, 2008

They will have a 4-week intensive course in French Simultaneous interpreting in the summer. Even though it will not focus on medical learning, the skills would certainly help, especially in view of the fact that there are really no programs in
French medical.

Good luck,

[Редактировалось 2008-11-20 18:41 GMT]

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David Brown  Identity Verified
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Need help finding medical interpretation training Nov 20, 2008

[quote]FarahD wrote:

NY isn't too far from French speaking Canada?

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shfranke  Identity Verified
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NY Regional Chapter of the ATA Nov 20, 2008


Since you live in NY, you might contact this regional chapter/affiliate of the American Translators Association (ATA):

New York Circle of Translators (NYCT)
P.O. Box 4051
Grand Central Station
New York, NY 10163-4051

Tel: (212) 334-3060

That organization should be well able to refer you to suitable sources of such professional training.

Hope this helps.


Stephen H. Franke
English - Arabic, Kurdish, and Persian
San Pedro, California

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