The Spanish Language/Healthcare Disparities Distinction Track is a two-year program that focuses on strengthening the Spanish language skills of residents in order to enhance the care of our Spanish-speaking patients. We also cultivate discussions and host forums to help educate our fellow residents in cultural competency and health care disparities.
- Initial Spanish proficiency testing to determine eligibility
- Continued Spanish proficiency testing to determine progress
- Monthly, one-hour facilitated Spanish classes featuring interactive, systems based Spanish curriculum
- Access to self-paced Canopy medical Spanish on-line training modules
- Quarterly Health Care Disparity forums organized by track participants featuring local community speakers and topics relevant to the local patient population
- Opportunity to take the ALTA Clinician Cultural and Linguistic Assessment (CCLA) exam and become a certified bilingual provider
- Certificate presented at the end of the 2-year track indicating completion and bilingual provider status (if applicable)