Centro SOL Summer Youth – Johns Hopkins Underrepresented in Medical Professions

Centro SOL has collaborated for the third consecutive year with the Johns Hopkins Underrepresented in Medical Professions (JUMP) an organization that promotes the success of students from underrepresented populations—including ethnic and racial minorities, as well as first generation and low-income college students of any race—that are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and other health professions. Emilio Miret comes from New York, is currently attending Johns Hopkins University. During the summer 2017, Emilio has been the assistant coordinator for our Centro SOL Summer Scholars Program. Emilio has demonstrated tremendous committement, and passion for his work and the interaction with our … Continue reading

10th Annual Bayview Research Symposium

Our colleague Doris Valenzuela-Araujo, Research Assistant of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Bayview, and Centro SOL, received one of the awards to the best poster for “Salud al Día” project. This is a recognition to the contributions made by our Latino Family Advisory Board. Gracias a todos los miembros del consejo por su apoyo y participación continuos. And thank you to our colleague researcher Alizay Jalisi, undergraduate student at Johns Hopkins University for her collaboration and hard work to support and improve our “Testimonios” program. These two young researchers are an inspiration for the future of medicine. Join us to send them best … Continue reading

Recetas saludables/healthy recipes

The Embajadores de Salud (Health Ambassadors) program is focused on improving the community well-being by promoting healthy habits. Participants learn about health including nutrition. Currently, participants include entire families who want to learn more about their own health. Last month, the team had their first Healthy Recipes/Recetas Saludables Contest. 6 great plates made with ingredients from daily kitchen, brought the team together to eat, have fun and promote healthy eating. The recipes are in English and Spanish. They were reviewed by a nursing student, and a judging panel of Hopkins members along with community participants, choose their favorite and healthy plate. … Continue reading

Community plays key role for education

We all know that our community is integrated by strong members who can overcome any challenge. They are becoming leaders representing their families and their neighbors in pro of their health as partners with experienced providers at Johns Hopkins. This week, our community members took part of a Workshop titled “Teaching Learners to Communicate Effectively with Limited English Proficiency Patients” at “SOM Education Conference from Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE) “. This workshop was put together by the Johns Hopkins International – Interpretation Services and Centro SOL, led by Dr. Kathleen Page, and our community members played an important role. The workshop was well received … Continue reading

Youth Summer Program 2015

Johns Hopkins Centro SOL Youth Summer School Program – 2015 Announcement  Anuncio en Español Questions? Are you a Spanish/English bilingual high school student in Baltimore? If so, you may be eligible for an exciting summer program at Johns Hopkins working with JHU doctors and helping the Latino community! 5 week program Learn about careers in medicine Support Latino patients receiving care at Hopkins Work with our professional language interpreters Get mentored by Hopkins physicians Receive a $1500 stipend

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

Field trip with Youth Summer Program scholars

It’s June 25, and we are counting down the days for our Youth Summer Program to start! 8 future leaders are getting ready for their training at Johns Hopkins. And Centro SOL is proud to have them on board! See what we did on June 25, as we get ready for the program… Thanks to Success in Style for hosting this field trip.