Category: International Education Research

Non-native English Speakers ’ Needs in International Medical Schools

Wednesday, May 31
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
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This poster presents the linguistic, cultural, and pragmatic training that best prepares non-native English speakers to thrive in English-language international medical education and English-language health care settings.

Emily Harms

St. George's University, Grenada, West Indies
Arcadia, CA

Emily Harms is an instructor in the Specialized English Language Program at St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies, where she teaches English for Medical Purposes to premedical students. She has previously taught ESL/EFL in Vietnam, California, and Japan. Emily holds an MA in TESOL and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Education. Her current research interests are medical communication, multicultural communication, international student support, and scientific writing.