This event is hosted by the NYU School of Medicine.
Over 13% of the United States population are native Spanish speakers. This number increases to 30% in Texas and California. Spanish speaking patients experience less access, lower standards of care, and report less care satisfaction than English speaking patients.
Cacha Medical Spanish Institute (Cachamsi) is a nonprofit organization in South America that offers medical Spanish lessons, international clinical rotations, and volunteer opportunities among unique Ecuadorian indigenous and Latino communities.