Interpreter Services has been providing medical interpreters since before 1990. We have grown from 370 interpreter requests to over 2,000 requests per month. Our interpreters are carefully screened and highly trained. We currently employ 21 staff interpreters, 15 contract sign languages interpreters, 5 administrative staff, and a pool of over 100 temporary interpreters who between them speak more than 70 languages
The University of Michigan Health System treats thousands of deaf/Hard of Hearing and Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients each year. For these patients, seeking treatment can be confusing and stressful without a trained medical interpreter.
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We offer educational options ranging from Bridging the Gap, the nation's premier medical interpreter training program, to medical terminology courses. Interested in taking our courses and starting on the path to a career as a Medical Interpreter? Contact our office at (734) 936-7021 or email the Education Division Coordinator at EducationDivision@med.umich.edu.