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The Hispanic Center of Excellence (HCOE) at the University of Illinois College of Medicine (UI COM) is a program that aims to improve the health and wellness of Latinx communities in Illinois. The HCOE delivers programs that increase the number of outstanding Latino/Hispanic applicants pursuing health careers. Programs span the continuum of health education and promote the development of health practitioners who capably deliver language concordant and culturally responsive care to historically underserved Latinx communities.

The HCOE is a valuable resource for Latino students and professionals who are interested in pursuing careers in the health professions. The HCOE’s programs and services provide a comprehensive and supportive environment for Latino students to succeed in their academic and professional goals.

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Department of Medical Education

808 South Wood Street, 990CME, Chicago, Illinois 60612-7333