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 2014 issue of Caduceus is Friday, September 5, 2014.

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The current issue (Summer 2014) 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

Jill R. Sommer

Initial Examination

Joan Wallace contributes an interview written by a biochemist.

Update on Texas Advisory Committee

Originally published by the Texas Advisory Committee on Qualifications for Healthcare Translators and Interpreters, this piece by Esther Diaz discusses recommendations on healthcare interpreter certification.

An Approach to Back Translation of Medical/Pharmaceutical Texts

Originally published in The Chronicle, this article by Celeste Klein and Scott Van Til explains the back translation process.

Review of “Design and Interpretation of Clinical Trials,” Offered by Johns Hopkins University through Coursera

Danielle Maxson provides an overview of a MOOC taught by experienced professors at Johns Hopkins University.

A Review of the 10th Séminaire d’anglais médical (SAM), Lyon, France, March 24-28, 2014

Joan Wallace discusses the "Medical English Seminar" she attended in France earlier this year.

German-English Glossary: Neurological Examination

Maria Rosdolsky shares diagnostic terminology for diseases of the central or peripheral nervous system.

English-Serbian Glossary: Eponyms

Paula Gordon shares excerpts from Svetolik Paul Djordjević’s forthcoming English–Serbian Medical Dictionary.

Summer 2014 Consolidated
This page contains all the articles (glossaries excluded) of the Summer 2014 issue, for those who prefer to print out the publication. Please print double-sided and recycle paper when you can!