For patients

How to access interpreter services

In order to guarantee we provide the highest-level interpreter services, UW Health’s in-person interpreters are all nationally certified medical interpreters.

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  • Services are offered at no charge for all UW Health patients and families.

  • UW Health offers in-person, phone and video interpreting services. 

  • For more information about language access and interpreter services please call:

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Interested in being a medical interpreter?

If you are interested in working as a UW Health interpreter, you need to hold a current national certification. Once you hold your national certification, you can contact us at (608) 262-9000 to inquire about work opportunities in Wisconsin, and (779) 696-8298 for opportunities in Illinois.


Learn more about interpreter certification

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our commitment to equity

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Our vision is to be a leader in dismantling racism in ourselves, in our system and in our community. Learn more about UW Health's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.