The ATA Podcast — Episode 68: Inside Specialization – Medical Interpreting

So often medical interpreters make the job look easy, and yet it’s anything but. There’s the constant challenge of new terminology, the administrative procedures of different healthcare settings, and the stress of life and death situations—not to mention actually interpreting the patient-provider encounter itself. Join guest host Anne Connor in Episode 68 of The ATA Podcast to learn more about the skills, training, ethical standards, and commitment to lifelong learning needed to work in this very personally rewarding field. During the interview, Medical Interpreting Supervisor Yuliya Speroff also explains the specialty’s ongoing quest for professional recognition within the healthcare community and what individual medical interpreters can do to support the effort. This episode includes two great resources you won’t want to miss.

Listen to Episode 68 of The ATA Podcast.

Please send comments, questions, or requests about this podcast to podcast@atanet.org. Audio Production: Derek Platts

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