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2018 Pre-Medical Conference ~ Saturday, April 7, 2018

"Dedicated to Inspiring Your Potential" It starts now! The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) School of Medicine will host the annual 2018 Pre-Medical Conference. The purpose of this conference is to share information that will be valuable in the medical school admission process and highlight unique aspects of our medical school.

Please join Dr. Norma A. Pérez as she presents on her nationally recognized

Clinical Conversational Spanish for Healthcare Professionals.

AAMC: "Teaching Medical Spanish to Improve Population Health" Webinar was presented online February 22, 2018 and is now available on demand. Please follow the link: https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/diversity/portfolios/485628/medicalspanishwebinar.html

This webinar highlights the impact of patient-provider language concordance on clinical practice and health care delivery in an increasingly diverse population. We specifically 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. Participants will also learn about the Medical Spanish program at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and discuss the components of medical Spanish skill evaluation and certification. There is an extended Q&A session at the end.