Trained medical interpreters
UC Davis Medical Center's staff and vendor medical interpreters truly know how to convey the meaning of the source language using specialized terminology, colloquialisms, and idioms. They service patient care needs with an in-depth understanding, confidentiality, and reliability in more than 200 languages.
- Available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week via on-demand video or telephone;
- Limited in-person service based on triage criteria;
- Continued training for staff interpreters as required by the Joint Commission.
If you have patients who need special attention, please call our main dispatch line at 916-734-2321. Our interpreters can assist in scheduling outpatient appointments and facilitate communication between advice nurses, physicians, social workers, and home health staff.
To inquire about healthcare interpreter training programs, please call Training Supervisor at 916-736-5191.