• By Dana Sparks

Sharing Mayo Clinic: Interpreting languages, connecting cultures

July 7, 2019
Samira Jubran (center) with Mayo Clinic's Language Services in a selfie with physicians

In her work a medical interpreter in Mayo Clinic's Language Services, Samira Jubran uses her love of serving others to connect patients and health care providers, while building bridges between cultures.

Editor's note: When Samira Jubran, a medical interpreter in Language Services at Mayo Clinic, was growing up in Palestine, she didn't envision being an interpreter. But life took her in a new direction after she came to the U.S. to study biomedical engineering. Here she shares the story of how her career and her passion for interpreting languages and bridging cultures were born from her desire to fight bias and prejudice. Read Samira's story on Sharing Mayo Clinic.
This article originally appeared on the Sharing Mayo Clinic blog.