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Welcome to Caduceus, the publication of the Medical Division of the American Translators Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the translating and interpreting professions.


Caduceus Editor: Tricia Perry
Caduceus Webmaster: Tricia Perry
MD Administrator: Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo
MD Assistant Administrator: Antonio Guerra
MD Webmaster: Daniel Greuel

Do you have an idea for an article related to medical translation, medical interpreting, or the medical industry? Submissions may be emailed to the editor at caduceusnewsletter@gmail.com for consideration. The deadline for submissions for the Fall 2015 issue of Caduceus is Friday, September 11, 2015.

Caduceus carefully reviews its content in order to eliminate any textual errors. We apologize for any errors that may inadvertently occur in our publication.

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The current issue (Summer 2015) features:

Letter from the Editor

Tricia Perry discusses the current issue.

Letter from the Administrator

Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo shares division news.

Letter to the Editor

Dr. Carlos Umaña responds to the letter by Tzviya Levin Rifkind and Stephen Rifkind concerning his piece "On Reliable Medical Translators" in the Winter 2015 issue.

Member Spotlight

Joanne Archambault

The HIPAA Security Rule

Danielle Maxson explains the difference between security and privacy, and details what translators and interpreters must do to ensure the security of protected health information.

English-Swahili Glossary

Amani Kayihura shares terminology related to health care.

Summer 2015 Consolidated
This page contains all the articles (glossaries excluded) of the Summer 2015 issue, for those who prefer to print out the publication. Please print double-sided and recycle paper when you can!