SOM Students

The Hispanic Center of Excellence (HCOE) has a longstanding commitment to provide minority, underrepresented, and disadvantaged medical students academic enrichment experiences prior to and during medical school. The HCOE is also committed to providing all medical students with additional Spanish-language training within the context of clinical exposure to bolster their cultural competency and to better prepare them to serve the people of Texas, the nation, or indeed, the world. Medical students are introduced to culturally-rich community-based service learning programs and research. The Hispanic Center of Excellence (HCOE) is housed in the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions.

Library Resource Center

The Hispanic Center of Excellence provides materials and online resources for Spanish language acquisition, medical Spanish, and Hispanic health. A free medical Spanish textbooks is available to any medical student who requests one.

Student Organizations