Established in 1994 in Washington, DC, the National Hispanic Medical Association is a non-profit association representing the interests of 50,000 licensed Hispanic physicians in the United States. NHMA is dedicated to empowering Hispanic physicians to be leaders who will help eliminate health disparities and improve the health of Hispanics. NHMA's vision is to be the national leader to improve the health of Hispanic populations. Read more
20th Annual Conference: Hispanic Health, in conjunction with the Hispanic Dental Association, Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC - April 21-24, 2016. Call for Abstracts to be up soon.
Midwest: Indiana University Med School, September 26; Chicago, October 8
Northeast: Rutgers Medical School, NJ, October 9
Southeast: Miami, Date TBD
Southwest: El Paso with the US EPA Border Health Conference, Date TBD
West: JW Marriott LA Live, September 17
Washington, DC Metro: GWU Public Health School, September 25; Inova Hospital, Fairfax, VA, October 15
NHHF Scholarship and Mentoring Program for Hispanic Health Professional Students :See www.NHMAFOUNDATION.org for Applications due 9.18 and Sponsorship Opportunities. Questions:
NHMA White Paper: NHMA produced a White Paper entitled “Increasing Hispanic Enrollment in Health Coverage”, which identifies the unique barriers to health insurance enrollment for the Hispanic population as well as successful strategies to overcome them. To read the full report please click here.
Physician Flu Immunization Toolkit: NHMA in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, has developed a toolkit to assist health care providers increase vaccination rates in Hispanic communities. To download the toolkit please click here.