To bring effective medical Spanish classes and programs to all of Boston's healthcare providers.
Empowering clinicians and healthcare administrators to better communicate in the second most widely spoken language in the United States develops stronger relationships with patients, reduces miscommunication, and improves cultural understanding.
In an effort to have the most significant impact among the Spanish speaking communities in and outside of Boston, we partner with medical schools and health centers such as the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine's Student Council to train their students and staff. We also offer medical Spanish courses for the general Boston community.
We feel passionately that all patients should have equitable access to healthcare.
The following findings provide a compelling argument for improving health literacy and increasing access to resources that address cultural and linguistic gaps in the system: