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AAMC Webinar on Medical Spanish Curriculum

Wednesday, January 31, 2018  
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Teaching Medical Spanish to Improve Population Health Webinar

February 22, 2018
1:30-3:00 p.m. ET

This upcoming webinar will highlight the impact of patient-provider language concordance on clinical practice and health care delivery in an increasingly diverse population. AAMC plans to discuss the current state of medical Spanish curriculum in U.S. medical schools and resources available to help institutions assess their health and scientific workforce efforts to address cultural and linguistic competency.

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Speakers:
David Acosta, MD
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Association of American Medical Colleges

Norma A. Pérez, MD, DrPH
Director, School of Medicine Special Programs
Director, Hispanic Center of Excellence
Office of Student Affairs and Admissions
University of Texas Medical Branch

Brenda Robles
Coordinator, Language Interpreters Program
National Institutes of Health

Yumirle Turmelle MD
Advanced Medical Spanish course faculty advisor
Washington University St Louis School of Medicine

Moderator:
Pilar Ortega, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Illinois Chicago – College of Medicine
Attending Physician, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center


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