Doctor at Saint Barnabas Hospital teaches Spanish to fellow doctors

The classes aim to raise the comfort level

The classes aim to raise the comfort level between doctors and non-English speaking patients. (March 5, 2014 5:43 PM)

A doctor at Saint Barnabas Hospital is teaching Spanish to fellow doctors and medical students as a way to prepare them for interacting with Spanish-speaking patients.

The hospital recognized that Spanish is the first language for more than half the residents in the borough and saw there was a barrier between these patients and doctors at the hospital.

Dr. Blanca Grand noticed this...

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