UC Davis Medical Center serves many patients from a variety of cultural, economic and social backgrounds. Medical Interpreting Services Department provides interpreting, translation and cultural education services. To request a presentation on working with patients from different cultures, please call our main dispatch line at (916) 734-2321. Medical Interpreting Services Department provides valuable tips and insights on patients' healthcare practices and beliefs to healthcare professionals and staff through the monthly newsletter “Cultural News”. To read current and past issues of the newsletter, please click on the links below.