Medical Spanish Minor | University of Portland

Medical Spanish Minor

A group of UP Spanish language students

Why Study Medical Spanish at UP?

  • Medical Spanish prepares future clinicians to work safely with patients in Spanish without the assistance of an interpreter.
  • A Spanish track to students from Biology, Chemistry, Nursing, and Social Work programs, all of which serve high populations.
  • Medical Spanish courses further develop students’ intercultural competence as well as their understanding of specific health issues pertaining to Latino populations.
A student working in a simulated health center

Potential Medical Spanish Career Paths

  • Nursing
  • Medical Training
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Graduate School
  • Community Advocacy

For questions about the Medical Spanish Minor, please contact Dr. Lora Looney.

Medical Spanish Minor Advisors

Dr. Lora Looney

Katya Hall

Medical Spanish Minor