According to a recent study published by Sage Journals [led by Glenda Flores, UCI associate professor of Chicano/Latino studies], bilingual and bicultural Latina doctors were expected to perform Spanish/English translation work on a regular basis. The study further revealed that when these doctors declined to do these tasks or explained that it was not part of their job, they were accused of being difficult to work with by their co-workers.

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