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Across the Foundation’s priority areas, our grantees are working to improve the health of the public through innovative research and programs.  The Foundation awards up to 40 grants on a rotating schedule each year.

Summit to Advance Medical Spanish in US Medical Schools

Theme: New Curriculum Content, Education for the Care of Underserved Populations

Institution: National Hispanic Health Foundation

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $15,000

Grant Awarded: January 2018

Principal Investigator: Elena Rios, MD

This award will support the Summit to Advance Medical Spanish in US Medical Schools. The summit will bring together health care leaders, medical school faculty, and Spanish language experts to review current medical Spanish curricula in medical schools and develop recommendations for strategies to increase medical Spanish in medical school curricula.