Medical translation isn't for everybody. But among those translators who want to specialize in medical translations, the most common question is "How do I learn more about medical topics?".
Now there is a new resource for us: Dr. Rob Tarzwell's One-Minute Medical School, where "medical topics are broken down so the key point is presented understandably in sixty seconds."
What a great concept! Simple 1 or 2 minute videos that give you more insight than an hour-long class. So check out Dr. Tarzwell's web site or YouTube channel for videos like this one on chicken pox and shingles:
[Hat tip to Lucas Vogt!]
If you have time, take a look at these other resources:
ForeignExchange Translations provides specialized medical translation services to the world's largest medical device and pharmaceutical companies.