BIOL 6502: : Intermediate Medical Spanish (open to second-year students only)

Student Leaders: 
Rachel Schrier, MD17; Gercia Alvado, MD17
Faculty Adviser: 
Nidia Schuhmacher

This course is designed for first and second-year medical students with intermediate knowledge of conversational Spanish.  You will gain the vocabulary necessary to speak competently in Spanish about a wide range of medical specialties in order to communicate more effectively with Spanish-speaking patients and their families.  You will develop a critical Spanish lexicon and the language skills necessary for conducting medical interviews based on the medical school's doctoring checklists.  Lastly, you will gain experience presenting medical information to patients in a meaningful way.  (Pre-requisite:  one year of college-level Spanish.)