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As a follow up to the Best Practices for Working with an Interpreter Training Series, we are offering a panel featuring DPBS providers/trainees on partnering with interpreters. This is a virtual zoom-only session that will be facilitated by Gayle Tang, MSN.
Ms. Gayle Tang is a senior director of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan. She has served as director of national linguistic & cultural programs, is a diversity champion and leader in the improvement of language access throughout Kaiser Permanente and the community. Ms. Tang has led multiple strategic initiatives and created service delivery systems that have supported the provision of culturally and linguistically competent care to patients and their diverse communities. Ms. Tang has developed and currently teaches a Health Care Interpreter Certificate Program with the goal of developing a cadre of linguistically and culturally competent healthcare interpreters. She teaches the course at City College of San Francisco. She continues to dedicate much of her time to promoting cultural and linguistic awareness between patients, health care professionals and the community, and is currently engaged in several research projects assessing the quality of language access services, entitled "Building Language Access Through Data Standards and Tools."
In addition to Gayle, our panel will include:

  • Margareth V. Del Cid, PhD: Assistant Professor, Family Mental Health Navigation Services & Voices HEAL Program
  • Sarah Forsberg, PsyD: Associate Professor, Inpatient Psychology Services Director, Eating Disorders Program
  • Lisa Hail, PhD: Assistant Professor, Eating Disorders Program
  • Rachel Kramer, PhD: Assistant Professor, Eating Disorders Program
  • Erika Roach, MA: Clinical Extern, Juvenile Justice Behavioral Health Lab
  • Austin Yang, PsyD: Associate Professor, ZSFG Child and Adolescent Services Clinic, HALP Clinic, & Schwab Dyslexia & Cognitive Diversity Center

Register now to attend and submit questions for the panel.


This event is open only to members of the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

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