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2014 IMIA ELECTION NOMINATIONS CALL

Join the IMIA Leadership!  
Make a Difference in Your Profession by Serving in the IMIA Executive Board

More information HERE

 

ISP INTERVIEWS - VISIT VIEWPOINTS TO READ THEM! IMIA GIVES FREE NEW MEMBERSHIPS TO NEWLY CERTIFIED INTERPRETERS (CHI, CMI, RID)

To fill out the form, please go to Membership Application 
Put CMI/CHI/RID Free 1 Year Membership in the "Notes" section at the bottom of the application.

For more information, go to Certified Interpreters Division
 

IMIA INTERNATIONAL MEMBERSHIP OFFER!
If you are an interpreter based outside of the United States, take advantage of our free 1 year membership offer.

For details, go to International Membership Offer
 
IMIA MEMBERSHIP OFFER TO MINORITY LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS
IMIA offers one-year NEW (no-renwewal) free membership to minority language interpreter who wish to become involved in the professionalization of medical interpreters.

​For more information, please go to Minority Language Division
 
IMIA NATIONAL MEDICAL INTERPRETER REGISTRY

Search the directory by name, language, state or country: The IMIA is proud to have the only national registry of medical interpreters in the US. It includes over 1,900 interpreters in over 100 languages, and each profile includes  training, general education, work experience, references, and even their resume, if they wish to upload it.
http://www.imiaweb.org/corporate/find.asp
 

 Upcoming Events & Deadlines 
LIFELONG LEARNING WEBINARS
October 17, 2014 
9:00am Pacific / 11:00am Central / 12:00pm EST - Duration: 1.5 hours
Can you afford not to be certified? That´s the question (of survival) for ISPs
Presenter: Lola Bendana, IMIA President
Offers IMIA CEUs 0.15 CEUs

Are you thinking about becoming a certified ISP? How does it contribute to the quality of interpreting? What are the costs, auditing processes, timelines, business benefits, and documents required related to the certification? Which Standards were used to develop the certification scheme?  If you are an Interpreting Service Provider, this is a session you don’t want to miss.

Register HERE

IMIA ASIA SYMPOSIA

November 9, 2014
Tokyo University
Tokyo, Japan

more information coming soon!!
 

2015 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS
United We Are Stronger!
April 24 - 26, 2015
Washington, DC  USA

The International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA) is an umbrella association that has been leading the advancement of professional interpreters for over twenty-five years. As an international non-profit organization of medical interpreters, it represents over 2,100 practicing medical interpreters as the ultimate experts in medical interpreting and as the best option for equitable care for minority language patients around the world, promoting language access as a human right.
 
The IMIA promotes all standards and best practices in the field of medical interpreting with events such as our Annual International Congress, the largest event dedicated solely to Medical interpreting.  Hundreds of individuals from around the world join us as we educate, motivate and advocate on the Medical Interpreting Profession. 

 
More information HERE 
 

NATIONAL BOARD INFORMATIONAL WEBINAR
The National Board has monthly webinars that are a step-by-step guide on how to prepare for the written and oral certification exams. The webinar will focus on the specifics of taking the exams, in general what the exams cover, including a description of what to expect when you get to the testing center, screen shots of the test setup, and more. Participating in the webinar is the best way to prepare to become a Certified Medical Interpreter.

More information HERE
 

Federation of Interpreters and Translators AHA IMIA is a proud member of the Federation of Interpreters and Translators (FIT),
the American Hospital Association,
and the Language Industry Association
Language Industry Association

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