Welcome to the Medical Division

The purpose of this website is to provide members with information about the Medical Division of the American Translators Association and facilitate a forum for members to communicate on topics of mutual interest and to share some of our materials.

While using our website, you will find lots of information, including:

  • News from ATA related to the medical profession
  • ATA webinars for medical translators and interpreters
  • Current and past issues of Caduceus, a semi-annual Medical Division publication
  • How to subscribe to the Medical Division’s ListServ

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Latest News:

ATA Urges Inclusion of Medical Interpreters in Phase 1 Vaccinations

December 17, 2020 – Following the release of the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program recommendations, ATA petitioned the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to explicitly include on-site medical interpreters among the listed examples of health care personnel eligible for Phase 1 vaccinations. Twenty other organizations countersigned the ATA letter.

Virtual Meetup:

MD Meeting

Join us on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 1-2:30 pm EST for an informal chat among colleagues, where we can all communicate and share our experiences of our new circumstances, and anything else you might like to share!

This event is free for all MD members. To register, please RSVP by May 20 to events@ata-md.org. We can’t wait to see you on the 22nd!  

Read the latest Caduceus, the official newsletter of the ATA Medical Division!