Tailored for healthcare professionals.
Gain fluency, cultural understanding, and earn CME credits.
Medical Spanish for healthcare professionals
Work effectively with Spanish-speaking patients.
We receive healthcare professionals taking medical Spanish immersion courses and/or clinical rotations each week. Professionals with varying levels of experience choose us to help develop their medical Spanish skills, experience healthcare in Peru and enjoy the country’s beauty and culture.
As well as residents from the US and beyond, we receive experienced attending physicians, Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners.
Once here, your immersion begins with family homestay accommodation. The classroom course is intensive and is where you will quickly advance. Beyond the classroom, you will practice these language skills on our Friday community health fairs and/or a hospital rotation.
Courses taught by our team of physicians and language teachers
Beginners to Advanced
All levels taught in small class groups
All private rooms and 90% private bathrooms. With 2 meals per day
Up to 82 credits with the American Academy of Family Physicians
Community Health Fairs each week
Providing free health care and using your language skills
Up to 7 hours per day of classes
An intensive course to ensure maximum learning
The colonial city of eternal spring on the coast of Peru
Dance classes, cocktail making, and a tour of Huacas del Sol y la Luna
Airport pick up/drop off, and travel to rotations
Coverage of upto 45 days
Modern gym 2 minutes walk from our center
Local cell number
For constant free communication
Medical Spanish Courses
You can take your language course for 4 or 7 hours daily, Monday to Friday. Our team of doctors and language teachers teach classes at all levels.
Most participants choose the 7-hour course with classes from 9 am to 12 noon and 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm. The course covers conversation, Spanish grammar, and medical Spanish. Please see more details regarding medical Spanish programs.
PAs, NPs, Physicians, and Nurses are eligible for CME credits from the American Academy of Family Physicians. Our courses offer up to 128 credit hours with AAFP.
We recommend that you attend for a minimum of 2 weeks. However, 1-week courses take place on the first week of each month. CME credits are awarded according to the number of hours you complete.
Please see more details regarding our CME accreditation.
Knox – resident
Gregory – Charge Nurse
Nikki – Resident
Our course fees include accommodation and meals.
As an immersion course, participant accommodation is with local families. We work with middle-class families, all located within 10 minute’s walk of our school. All participants stay in private rooms, most with private bathrooms.
We welcome partners or family members.
Please see more details regarding homestay accommodation
For course participants, we include a gym membership. Within our language program, we also organize weekly activities. The activity may be a meal, preparing pisco sour, or bringing a dance teacher to the school.
Please see more details regarding course activities.
Community health fairs
Most participants get involved in our weekly community health fairs. Here you will work with our doctors providing free consultations and medicine to underserved communities around the city. Aside from being a rewarding opportunity to use your professional skills, health fairs are also an excellent opportunity to measure your progress in communicating with Spanish-speaking patients.
Please see more details of our weekly community health fairs
Trujillo & Peru
Trujillo is a Spanish colonial city founded in 1535. It retains many beautiful colonial mansions and churches in its historic center. Located on the Pacific coast, It is known as the “City of Eternal Spring” for its great weather. Attractions include the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chan Chan. Also, 20 minutes from the center is the seaside town of Huanchaco, full of seafood restaurants.
Our center is surrounded by restaurants and cafes, offering a wide range of cuisine. It is also home to parks, including the city’s botanical gardens.
Please see more details about Trujillo and beyond.