Stories from University of Iowa Health Care to Remember 2022

Here’s a link to University of Iowa Health Care stories to remember in 2022. The one which triggers a memory in me is the one about learning medical Spanish-which I never did, actually.

Oh, like all college freshman, I took elementary Spanish because it was required. I could mimic the Spanish accent because, while growing up, my childhood next door neighbor’s family were Spanish-speaking. I didn’t learn any Spanish from them, but I somehow absorbed the accent.

My pronunciation impressed teachers–but my conversational ability, not so much.

Author: James Amos

I'm a retired consult-liaison psychiatrist. I navigated the path in a phased retirement program through the hospital where I was employed. I was fully retired as of June 30, 2020. This blog chronicles my journey.

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