Hispanic Heritage Month celebration

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September18, respectively. Also, Columbus Day or Día de la Raza, which is October 12, falls within this 30 day period. Source: http://hispanicheritagemonth.gov/ Celebrate with … Continue reading

Clossing session

Welcome to this closing session of the first year of the Centro SOL Youth Summer program. The goal of the program is to expose bilingual high school students to the medical field by offering meaningful opportunities to work with JHU School of Medicine faculty in clinical settings that serve Latino patients with limited-English proficiency. This year we had 6 students for 5 weeks rotating and shadowing professionals at Johns Hopkins Bayview and East Baltimore Campus. This has been a learning experience, first summer, and still we went far from our goal, meeting great students and future leaders, connecting faculty and … Continue reading

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