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Last week we had a terrific webinar with Pablo Mugüerza. We talked about medical translation and the skills you need in order to succeed in this field. Make sure to check out this recording.
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Highlights of the Show
1) Do you need to be a doctor in order to translate medicine? (view answer)
2) How can you get work as a medical translator? (view answer)
3) What skills do translators need to deal with medical texts? (view answer)
You can watch the replay of the entire episode right here.
Pablo is a Spanish medical translator with almost 30 years of translating experience, both on-site (McGraw-Hill) and as a freelance (most of the time).
He received his medical degree in 1987, and since then he has worked for the most important translation agencies in Spain and abroad, and for most of major pharmaceutical companies and CROs.
He is an external translator for the WHO in Geneva, Switzerland. He is one the major authorities in the translation of clinical trial protocols EN>ES, about which he has published a highly-demanded handbook.
In this episode you will learn:
- Why you might want to become a medical translator or interpreter;
- What skills you’ll need for that;
- How you can acquire them;
- Where you can get work as a medical translator;
…and much more!
Useful Links and Resources
Pablo’s handboook about the translation of clinical trial protocols (PDF, free to download)
Pablo’s courses on medical translation
Terminology is not an issue for EN>SP medical translators:
http://www.cosnautas.com/es (bilingual website)
Read good medical texts:
Revista Panacea: http://www.tremedica.org/panacea/PanaceaActual.htm
Related master mentioned in the interview (AYOR)
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Hugs from Toronto and Nizhny Novgorod!