Published on in Vol 8, No 3 (2022): Jul-Sep

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/36096, first published .
Assessing Medical Student Readiness to Navigate Language Barriers in Telehealth: Cross-sectional Survey Study

Assessing Medical Student Readiness to Navigate Language Barriers in Telehealth: Cross-sectional Survey Study

Assessing Medical Student Readiness to Navigate Language Barriers in Telehealth: Cross-sectional Survey Study

Leena Yin   1, 2 * , MD ;   Fiona Ng   3 * , MPH, MD ;   Mateo Rutherford-Rojas   4 , MA, MATI, CHI ;   Mia Williams   5 , MS, MD ;   Susannah Cornes   6 , MD ;   Alicia Fernandez   7, 8 , MD ;   Maria E Garcia   5, 9 , MPH, MAS, MD ;   Elaine C Khoong   7, 8 , MS, MD

1 Department of Family Medicine, Swedish Cherry Hill Hospital, Seattle, WA, United States

2 School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States

3 Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States

4 Interpreting, Translation and Language Services, UCSF Health, San Francisco, CA, United States

5 Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States

6 Weill Institute for Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States

7 Division of General Internal Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States

8 UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, United States

9 Multiethnic Health Equity Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States

*these authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Elaine C Khoong, MS, MD
  • Division of General Internal Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
  • Department of Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
  • Phone: 1 6282063188
  • Email: elaine.khoong@ucsf.edu