Medical Interpreting Resources:

RID Standard Practice Paper - Interpreting in Health Care Settings
Interpreting in Healthcare This site was first launched in 2003 as by St. Catherine Unversity through a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services. The site has now been expanded and redeveloped under This site contains a forum for interpreters in the medical setting to discuss ongoing issues that they experience. Their list of medical resources can be found here.

18update1.jpgAdvocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center - "Learn Health! Live Healthy" is a series of videos in ASL describing topics such as HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, breast health, Diabetes, quitting smoking, and depression. - an innovative website providing accurate, concise, and valuable health information in American Sign Language to the Deaf & Hard of Hearing population. Using health information created by two trustworthy and unbiased government sources—the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health, our team of healthcare providers, linguists, and educators translates this complex information into ASL. - Health Education for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community, Interpreters, and Healthcare Professionals. This site contains a video dictionary, information for interpreters, and workshops.

Health Information Translations in ASL - This site contains a long list of videos on a variety of health topics in ASL. Videos are available for download.
new.jpgDeaf Wellness Center - This YouTube channel contains videos on a variety of diseases and conditions in ASL. Their website also contains several good links and can be found here
Deaf Dental Hygienist Presents Shocking Teeth Information

Other Medical Resources

Center For Disease Control - A resource for anatomy and physiology
Medical Terminology Web - index of medical terminology including prefixes, suffixes, Latin roots, and pronunciation
Medicine Net - Medical information on diseases, treatment, medications, and terminology
Merck - Online medical library
RX List - Index for prescription drugs and medications
Who Named It - An index of diseases named for people (eponyms)