Thank you in advance for your participation in this academic survey. The purpose of the survey is to explore medical and healthcare interpreters’ perspectives about if, when, and how to address cultural issues that arise in their medical interpreting practice.
I am graduate student in the Medical Interpreting Doctorate Studies program, conducting this study under the supervision of Dr. Yasuhide Nakamura, at Osaka University, Japan. Participation in this survey is completely voluntary and will take about 10-15 minutes to complete. You are free to exit the survey at any time without penalty or risk. The names of participants will be not be disclosed, and there is no foreseeable risk or discomfort to your participation.
Results of the study will inform my graduate thesis findings and may be used in presentations and publications. If you have any questions concerning the research study, or wish to learn more about the study, or wish to receive the study paper directly, please contact the principal investigator, myself, Izabel Souza at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your consideration in participating in this study to help advance the medical interpreting profession.
Izabel E. T. de V. Souza, M. Ed., CMI-Spanish
PhD Candidate, Doctorate Degree in Interpreting Studies
Graduate School of Human Sciences
Osaka University, Osaka, Japan&
Former IMIA Executive Director and President
Former FIT Secretary General