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Michigan Chapter

Welcome to the Michigan Chapter of the IMIA. The IMIA's goal is for all IMIA Chapters to flourish to meet all the needs of the members of each region. While the IMIA is international it believes in the 'Think Global, Act Local' motto. We will have periodic conference calls to allow members in this region to network and find ways to advance the profession together in the region. Please email your representative with ideas, issues, and topics that you think should be discussed. The IMIA believes that organizing an IMIA Symposium each year in each state should be a key goal of the Chapter. If you are willing to volunteer to assist, please let your representative know.
 
Events
To find or post medical interpreting conferences or events in Michigan go to:

http://www.imiaweb.org/events/default.asp
 
Trainings
To find or post trainings and workshops in Michigan go to:

http://www.imiaweb.org/education/trainingnotices.asp.
 
Interpreters
To find IMIA members in Michigan go to:

http://www.imiaweb.org/corporate/find.asp
 
Corporate Members
To find IMIA Corporate members in Michigan go to:

http://www.imiaweb.org/corporate/corporatememberdirectory.asp
 
Registry
To be listed in the IMIA Interpreter Registry go to:

http://www.imiaweb.org/members/application.asp
 

MICHIGAN INFORMATION & RESOURCES


Michigan Health and Hospital Association
http://www.mha.org

Michigan Interpreter Law (refers to ASL interpretation only)
http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2007-2008/publicact/pdf/2007-PA-0023.pdf

Q&A
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/cis/FAQ_-_Website_Doc_Final_209666_7.pdf

Michigan Medical Insurance
http://www.healthbrokers.com
The Benefits Group has been providing group medical, dental and vision insurance to companies in Michigan and across the country.

Language Access: United States Department of Justice Language Access informative presentation, please click on the link below to view.

http://www.justice.gov/crt/pressroom/videos.php?group=2
 


The IMIA is pleased to announce that Jane Chang Miller is the IMIA State Chapter Chair for Michigan. Please feel free to contact her at mi@imiaweb.org.

MI State Chapter ChairJane Chang Miller CHI™: CCHI Certified Healthcare Interpreter /CCHCP Authorized Trainer, Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter Training. Jane is a native Chinese speaker who grew up in Taiwan. She earned her BA in Guidance and English from National Taiwan Normal University in 1981. She also received her teaching certificate and school counselor certificate the same year. While teaching high school English, she served as a director of her school’s student counseling center. In 1987, she returned to graduate school, majoring in school administration. Two years later, Taipei’s City Education Bureau selected her to study a teacher training program at California State University, Fresno. She then spent three years as principal of the Fresno Chinese School.  Prior to her current job, she worked as a translator at Madonna University in Livonia. Jane is currently a staff Chinese medical interpreter and Education Division Coordinator at the UMHS Interpreter Services. She is also a cultural education consultant for the Socio-cultural Medicine Program at the U-M Department of Medical Education. 
 


State Vice Chair Position Vacant

To Apply Please See Requirements for IMIA Representation:
http://www.imiaweb.org/uploads/docs/Requirements_for_IMIA_Representation.pdf.


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