Category Archives: Teaching Spanish to Medical Professionals

Literature Analysis on Dialect Variants at the CSIC

Today I am writing from Madrid where I am in the midst of my second research stay of the year, this time with the Centro Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). The CSIC is the largest research center in Spain and … Continue reading

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Language Laws and Limited English Proficiency

Last week, I discussed the existence of language laws and standards geared towards providing access to quality care for speakers with limited English proficiency (LEP). Though these statutes are not necessarily an aspect that should be taught to medical professionals … Continue reading

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Is knowing the laws related to language in healthcare important?

As I have mentioned, I was recently traveling around the southeast United States conducting and promoting my research in the area of medical Spanish. Though I had previously worked in the US health system with Latino patients, the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Certifications and Continuing Education

I have now been traveling around the United States promoting our survey (that I mentioned in last week´s post) for about a week now. It has been a wonderful experience to meet interpreters and bilingual medical professionals and share stories … Continue reading

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New Study (2)

As I mentioned in the last post, we are hard at work on a couple of new studies that will hopefully benefit all teachers and learners of medical Spanish. Last week, I wrote about our study geared towards assessing the … Continue reading

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New Study

First, I would like to apologize for not posting last week.  At the moment, we are hard at work on a couple of new studies that will hopefully benefit all teachers and learners of medical Spanish. In this post and … Continue reading

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Medical Spanish App: Polyglot Med Spanish

Last week, I mentioned that one of my New Year’s resolutions is to review more apps and materials related to medical Spanish to be able to share with you more about what is currently available. So this week, before diving back … Continue reading

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