About The Program

DE LA MORA’s Signature Medical Interpreter Training® is a 40-hour LIVE ONLINE program designed to provide bilingual individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to start the journey towards becoming certified medical interpreters.

This program is available to speakers of all languages and will serve to meet the education requirements for both NBCMI and CCHI. 

Did you know? DE LA MORA’s medical program is the only FULLY live course open for enrollment right now? This is not a partial self-paced curriculum, meaning students will spend all 40 hours with a live instructor, reviewing homework and getting direct feedback. Enroll today, get to know your classmates, and create lasting connections.

Join Us and Learn More About:

  • The interpreter as a conduit and cultural broker

  • Codes of ethics and standards of practice

  • Introduction to modes of interpretation methods and practice

  • Medical terminology, body systems, and general anatomy

  • The medical certification process: NBCMI vs CCHI

Class Schedule

This 40 hour training will take place in a virtual classroom via the Zoom video conferencing platform.

The class schedule is as follows: 

Dates: 2023: (Monday and Wednesday evenings)

January 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, February 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, March 1, 6, 8, 13, 15

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST

Meet the Instructor

Eliane Sfeir-Markus

Eliane Sfeir-Markus is a court certified English-Arabic (Levantine) Interpreter in the state of Pa, and an Arabic Certified Healthcare Interpreter (CHI). She is an adjunct professor at Widener University Delaware Law School, an Interpreter Expert with language Services Associates, and an instructor at the De La Mora Institute of Interpretation. Eliane is also a licensed Community Interpreter Trainer. She joined the Board of Directors of the Delaware Valley Translators Association (DVTA) in 2017, and she currently serves as the president of DVTA. Eliane is a certified coach and speaker with the John Maxwell Team. Eliane is a trilingual professional, she speaks Arabic, English and French. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Translation from Holy Spirit University Lebanon. Eliane’s interpretation skills, public speaking skills and her dedication to the interpretation profession have earned her the recognition to train new and advanced interpreters, and to lead many presentations and training sessions.


  • Are all materials included?

    Yes! All materials are included in the enrollment price.

  • Are there payment plans available?

    We're happy to offer various payment plans. Click on the drop down menu on the banner of this course for the different options.

  • Do I need to have experience as an interpreter before joining?

    Everyone is welcome to enroll in this class. The only pre-requisite is that you are bilingual!

  • Does this course meet the national certification requirements?

    Yes! this course is approved as an education pre-requisite to both CCHI and NBCMI.

Who We Are

DE LA MORA Institute of Interpretation is a fully remote online school that trains legal and medical interpreters to work in their respective fields.

DLMII was founded in 1998 by Agustín Servin de la Mora from the vision and core belief that interpretation as a chosen profession deserved better educational options. We are constantly striving to stay ahead of the trends and learning styles prevalent in today’s interpreting field through various formats including in-person seminars, live online instruction, and self-paced education.

Our mission is to foster understanding and communication through exceptional interpreter education and development, and to advance professional interpretation standards worldwide.

Our vision is to become the most accessible interpreter education platform in the world.