Dr. Lopez

"I feel handcuffed": Dr. Bernard Lopez on language barriers in healthcare

"I feel handcuffed": Dr. Bernard Lopez on language barriers in healthcare

Bernard L. Lopez, MD, MS, CPE, FACEP, FAAEM speaks about the importance of communication, discusses current barriers for limited-English-proficiency patients, and gives his impressions of the Canopy Medical Translator App. Dr. Lopez is a professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and the Associate Dean of Diversity and Community Engagement at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.