Interpreting on the Eastern Shore: An Introduction

Here is a basic outline of the Eastern Shore. I live in Exmore (marked "A"), a small town. How small? Upon searching in online, I found that the #3 "Thing to do" in Exmore was listed as "Go to Food Lion."

Today marks the end of my first week working as a Spanish medical interpreter at the Eastern Shore Rural Health (ESRH) System, and I have finally had the chance to write my first blog! Apologies for not writing sooner… I tried, but somehow my various musings didn’t come together until now. In the weeks before […]

The Art of Medical Interpretation: Service-Learning on the Eastern Shore (Abstract)

My interest in medicine and my experience working as an interpreter in the past have led me to the question—what makes a good medical interpreter? In my conversations with interpreters and other medical personnel, I have observed a wide variety of opinion in how a medical interpreter should act, and what values should be considered […]