Spanish Course

Nine weeks of Spanish immersion.  Gets you credit for 3 college courses.

Medical Shadowing


Clinical observation of healthcare professionals in Chile or Peru.

Cultural Immersion


Live with a local host family, including sharing breakfast and dinner.

What is Spanish & Medicine?

Our goal is for you to gain the language skills and cultural empathy for safe, effective, and friendly communication with your future Spanish-speaking patients.

Here's how we do it:

"Let's make sure future docs and nurses have the language skills to treat their Spanish-speaking patients like welcome members of the community."

Cecilia Quezada
Spanish & Medicine Director

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Get up to $500 of Rewards as a University of Central Florida Student Club Member

"The experience I gained while shadowing was not only eye-opening but also increased my confidence both in speaking Spanish as well as working in a health care environment."

Tess Hansen
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Spanish & Medicine Study Abroad

Learn Spanish, shadow health professionals, and live with a local host in Chile or Peru.

Important:  Members of qualified University of Central Florida student clubs are entitled to up to $500 in extra benefits if accepted into a Spanish & Medicine study abroad program.

  • American Medical Students Association
  • International Medical Outreach
    Multicultural Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS)
  • Phi Delta Epsilon
  • Pre-Dental Student Association
  • Pre-Professional Medical Society

If your club is listed above, simply "raise your hand" here for placement on the Inner Circle Rewards list.

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