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Medical student focused on health equity in vision care

As a Latina, I also see many examples of health inequities among native Spanish speakers. A lot of providers don’t speak Spanish. Language barriers can have a major impact on health care. It’s important for people who are bilingual, like me, to go into the community, form relationships and develop trust, and help recruit and mentor students from all backgrounds to form a health care workforce representative of our patient population.