Web Links

Cultural Competency

The Cross Cultural Health Care Program
Resources for Cross Cultural Health Care
Joint Commission: Hospitals, Language and Culture

Interpreter Standards of Practice

International Medical Interpreter Association (IMIA)
California Health Care Interpreter Association (CHIA)
Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators (AUSIT)

Standards for Provision of Interpreter Services

American Society for Testing and Materials - Standard Guide for Language Interpretation Services
National Standards for Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care

Best Practices

Providing Language Interpretation Services in Health Care Settings: Examples from the Field
The Access Project

Federal Legal and Regulatory Issues

Office of Minority HealthThe National Health Law Program
www.lep.gov A Federal Interagency Website
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Office for Civil Rights

State Legal and Regulatory Issues

Massachusetts Emergency Room Interpreter Bill
Oregon Law regarding Interpreter Services

Training Resources

The Cross Cultural Health Care Program
Health Care Interpreter Training In California

Educational Programs

Des Moines Area Community College
Madison Area Technical College
Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS)
University of Massachusetts at Amherst Medical Interpreting Program
NYU:  Professional Certificate in Medical Interpreting
Portland Community College

Other Related Sites

The Commonwealth Fund
The Consortium of Physicians from Latin America (COPHYLA)

Hablamos Juntos

Healthcare Interpretation Network (HIN)
Healthcare 411

LEP Taskforce

Refugee Health Information Network