Research & Training

American Sign Language Fellowship Program

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center’s mission is to reduce cancer morbidity and mortality, with a special focus on the medically underserved. The center’s outreach program has been working closely with the Deaf community, a highly underserved group.

The Deaf Culture Training and Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program is for first and second-year medical students enrolled at University of California, San Diego. They will become skilled in:

  • American Sign Language (ASL) in the context of the medical setting
  • Deaf culture
  • Cancer prevention with a focus on early detection, prompt intervention, and clinical trials

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