El Concilio (Spanish Council)
Inform - Educate - Connect
El Concilio consists of a group of patient and family advisors who provide expertise about the needs of the Spanish-speaking community at City of Hope.
The council’s purpose is to inform and pilot linguistically and culturally appropriate educational and supportive care programs, tools, and resources for Spanish-speaking patients and caregivers.
El Concilio’s mission is to improve the overall patient-family experience for Spanish-speaking patients and caregivers at City of Hope through education, translation, information, and easy navigation of resources and services to foster high-trust relationships and save lives.
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