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- ATA Divisions offer a language- or specialty-specific network of professionals who share business interests and issues.
- ATA Chapters serve translators and interpreters at the regional level by offering educational and networking opportunities in a specific geographic area.
- The Savvy Newcomer is a blog for newbies to the translation and interpreting profession, offering high-quality, peer-reviewed content on a weekly basis.
- The ATA Compass is a blog offering articles and resources to show how language professionals can reach more customers, grow their business, and improve their bottom line.
- Next Level is a business practices blog for established translators and interpreters looking to take their business to the next level.
Organizations for Translator and Interpreter Certification
- ATA Certification — ATA certification is one of the industry’s most respected credentials for translators and is the only widely recognized measure of competence for translation in the U.S.
- Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI)
- International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA)
General Medical Links
- AMA Ed Hub — Courses, articles, and recordings offered by the American Medical Association.
- American Medical Association (AMA) — A great resource for the most current news and advances in medicine.
- Clinical Trials — Information on clinical trials and human research studies.
- Global Health Media — Videos on common health topics.
- Gray’s Anatomy — The online version of Henry Gray’s famous and comprehensive textbook of human anatomy.
- Merck Manual — Includes a consumer version, professional version, and veterinary manual.
- MedlinePlus — Very broad offering of health information for the public provided by the National Library of Medicine. Some content is available in Spanish.
- National Library of Medicine — The world’s largest medical library, home to MedlinePlus, Pubmed, and so much more.
- NCIHC – Interpreter Advocacy in Healthcare Encounters: A Closer Look (PDF)
- OLI – Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative — High-quality courses in many areas of study, including medicine.
- Prescriber’s Digital Reference — Comprehensive information about a wide variety of pharmaceuticals.
- PubMed — More than 35 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
- QTMHC: Glossary of Mental Health and Wellbeing Terms from The Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre — A glossary of mental health terms including definitions in English and their equivalents in 29 languages.
- Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Support — Excellent resource on breast cancer and breast health. Simple breast health information is available in 40+ languages, while further information is accessible in Chinese (Simplified), Greek, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
- TERMIUM Plus® — Glossaries from the Translation Bureau of the government of Canada.
- The Doe Report — Diagrams, illustrations, and animations of diagnoses and procedures.
- The ICD-11 — The International Classification of Diseases 11th Revision in various languages.
- UNTERM — The United Nations terminology database.
- Vaccine Information Statements – VISs – CDC information sheets for patients (immunize.org) — A collection of CDC Vaccine Information Statements translated into over 45 languages.
- Veritas Health — Journal articles, illustrations, and videos in the areas of spine health, arthritis, and sports medicine.
- WHO’s Institutional Repository for Information Sharing — A multilingual catalogue of health information disseminated by the World Health Organization.
- Archive.org — Free access to media in multiple languages.