How immigrants are learning to save lives in Maine

February 28, 2017

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — In her native country, Ghislaine Bola was a doctor. Here, in Maine, she’s not even qualified to work in an ambulance. Her medical degree doesn’t translate into the U.S. health care system. Plus, she doesn’t speak English well enough yet to communicate with most patients.

But a new course at Southern Maine Community College is helping Bola with both problems. Read more»