Society of Medical Interpreters SOMI
|Name||Society of Medical Interpreters|
|Contact Phone||+1 (206) 729-2100|
|Address||PO Box 3304|
|Description||SOMI is your professional organization, created and supported by you, representing your voice in interpreter issues. Through your membership in SOMI, you may unite your voice, talents and energy with that of other interpreters and collectively expand the importance and visibility of our profession.
To provide training and continuing education opportunities for interpreters.
To establish and maintain a professional code of ethics and standards of practice for medical interpretation.
To promote active communication between service providers, ethnic communities and the interpreter community.
To research, gather and disseminate information, including current events and policy involving and affecting the interpreter community.
To provide a supportive network for the interpreter community.
To promote awareness among healthcare service providers and the community of the value of interpreter services.
Does not have admission criteria (or not applicable).
Does not offer training.
Does not offer credential(s).