Upcoming Events

Planning for the Fourth Medical Spanish Summit (4MSS) is underway and will take place on October 13th and 14th in Chicago. More information about how to participate will be coming soon!


Past Events

 Third Medical Spanish Summit (3MSS): Advancing Medical SpanishAchievements, Challenges, and Opportunities - November 4 and 5, 2022


Organizers: NAMS.


 First Undergraduate Colloquium on Spanish for the Health Professions - June 19, 2021

Organizers: Carmen Pérez-Muñoz, PhD, Wake Forest University, and Alyssia Miller De Rutté, PhD, The University of Tampa 

 Second Medical Spanish Summit (2MSS): Advancing Medical SpanishAchievements, Challenges, and Opportunities - October 10, 2020

Organizers: NAMS in collaboration with the Medical Organization for Latino Advancement (MOLA)

 Medical Spanish Virtual Town Hall - April 4, 2020

 Main outcomes:

- Phenomenal individual and institutional Engagement in the Medical Spanish Taskforce.
Identification of New Subgroups that will be formed to advance the next steps needed in Medical Spanish education.
- Increased collaboration in providing support and Spanish/bilingual materials and resources during the COVID19 pandemic.

Organizers: NAMS

 First Medical Spanish Summit (1MSS) - March 22, 2018

The 1MSS marked the inaugural event for the Medical Spanish Taskforce. The event was sponsored by the Josiah H. Macy JR. Foundation, the National Hispanic Health Foundation, Baylor University, University of Illinois Health Sciences, The Research Institute for US Spanish, and the Commission for Healthcare Interpreters. To learn more click here.

Organizers: NAMS