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Spanish-English Medical & Mental Health Interpretation

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Freelance Medical Interpreters and COVID Vaccines in Virginia: A Follow-Up


Since posting a video to my YouTube channel and an accompanying article with a full transcript and sources to my website, I’ve received a lot of attention.  To be clear, my original goal was not to draw attention to myself, but rather to an issue that is near and dear to my heart: my freelance medical interpreter colleagues here in the Richmond, Virginia area, being unable to receive the COVID-19...

RVA/Henrico Freelance Medical Interpreters Denied the COVID Vaccine


My name is Kelly and I’m a Spanish medical interpreter in the greater Richmond area.For those of you who don’t know, a medical interpreter accompanies patients with Limited English Proficiency to doctor’s appointments, hospital visits, what have you, to facilitate communication between them and doctors, nurses, and other members of their healthcare team. As an independent...

Big News: I’m Joining the InterpreMed Team!


I have an exciting announcement!  Starting in 2021 I will be a part of!  InterpreMed is an AMAZING website of practice resources for medical interpreters that I was fortunate enough to get a sneak peek of.  Let me just say, I was blown away.  It has far more material than my Patreon, and contains in-depth study guides, simultaneous interpreting practice...

Why Interpreters Need More Mental Health Training


I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: medical interpretation and mental health interpreting are not the same. Unfortunately, mental health interpretation is often lumped in with medical interpretation, and interpreters trained in medical interpretation are usually the ones who are dispatched to interpret for mental health encounters. While medical interpretation and mental health...

Virginia TIES and Spanish Language Access


I am honored to be taking part in this year’s Virginia TIES (Transgender Information and Empowerment Summit) advisory committees on Spanish language access, hosted by Equality Virginia (EV).  EV is going above and beyond this year to kick off their first-ever all-digital conference and to make sure TIES is accessible to Spanish-speakers of all backgrounds. Barriers for Spanish-Speakers...

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KGH Interpretation Spanish-English Medical & Mental Health Interpretation

Kelly (Grzech) Henriquez

I am a Certified Medical/Healthcare Interpreter (CMI-Spanish, CHI-Spanish) and a medical interpreter trainer. I work as an independent contractor in the greater Richmond, Virginia area as a Spanish-English medical interpreter. Click here to read more about me.

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