#TranslatorsOnAir Medical translation feat. @tradumedic Season 3, Episode 8




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    Hey friends!

    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.

    Watch on YouTube

    Listen on SoundCloud

    Or if you’re super busy, you can check out some of the highlights below.

    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.

    About Pablo

    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!

    Watch this episode online

    Pablo’s professional website

    Facebook group for medical translators

    Pablo on Twitter

    Pablo’s handboook about the translation of clinical trial protocols (PDF, free to download)

    Pablo’s video series “Medicina para traductores médicos”

    Pablo’s courses on medical translation

    Course 1

    Course 2

    Terminology is not an issue for EN>SP medical translators:

    http://www.cosnautas.com/es (bilingual website)

    http://dtme.ranm.es/index.aspx

    http://www.medtrad.org/panacea/IndiceGeneral/n27_tradyterm-saladrigasetal.pdf

    Read good medical texts:

    http://www.harrisonsim.com

    http://accessmedicina.mhmedical.com/book.aspx?bookID=1717

    Revista Panacea: http://www.tremedica.org/panacea/PanaceaActual.htm

    Related master mentioned in the interview (AYOR)

    http://www.tradmed.uji.es/es/content/presentaci%C3%B3n

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    Founder of The Open Mic. English-Russian Translator. Video game localization specialist. Helping small and medium-sized businesses go global. Loving every minute of it.

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