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 Spring 2015 issue of Caduceus is Friday, March 13, 2015.

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The current issue (Winter 2015) features:

Letter from the Editor

Tricia Perry discusses the current issue and thanks members for their contributions.

Letter from the Administrator

Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo shares division news.

Member Spotlight

Frieda Ruppaner-Lind

On Reliable Medical Translators: A Physician’s Thoughts on Quality and How to Achieve It

Dr. Carlos Umaña offers some advice.

Review of “Newborn Screening and Inherited Metabolic Disorders” at the ATA 55th Annual Conference

Charlene Johnson provides on overview of this Medical Division session in Chicago.

Review of “Translating for Success in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Beyond the Basics” at the ATA 55th Annual Conference

Marijana Tropin provides on overview of this Medical Division session in Chicago.

A New Year’s Resolution: Aiming for HIPAA Compliance

Danielle Maxson discusses steps translators and interpreters need to take in observance of the law on protected health information.

German-English Glossary: Ultrasonography

Lynda Neuenschwander shares a list of terms related to the performance of ultrasound exams.

English-Croatian Clinical Trials Glossary

Marijana Tropin shares a dual-column list of terminology related to clinical studies.

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