Established in 1994 in Washington, DC, the National Hispanic Medical Association is a non-profit association representing the interests of 45,000 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
NEW Fundraising Opportunity with RC21X: We are pleased to partner with RC21X, which is a valuable diagnostic & assessment tool for primary care physicians whose patients suffer from any number of issues, including for example: ADHD, ADD, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s. RC21X provides objective measurement, data-based records, and reports for all sessions which can be used by physicians to provide better treatment options for your patients. For additional information please click here.
Call for Mentors: NHMA is looking for physicians interested in mentoring medical students or residents. This requires a one year commitment of communicating with your mentee on a monthly basis and completing periodic evaluations. Click here to complete the application by November 21, 2014.
Call for Medical Student Mentors: NHMA is looking for currently enrolled medical students who would be interested in mentoring college students interested in applying to medical school. This is a one year commitment and involves staying in communication with your mentee on a monthly basis as well as completing quarterly progress reports. Please click here to sign up as a mentor by December 1, 2014.
19th Annual Conference: The deadline for speaker abstracts has been extended October 31, 2014. This is a great opportunity for individuals to share their research and expertise. The theme of the conference is "Effective Strategies to Improve Health Care in Our Local Communities.” We are also now accepting applications for individuals to present their research at our Poster Session at the conference. Deadline for Research Posters is February 15 , 2015.
Leadership Fellowship Program: We are now accepting application for the 2015 cohort. The application deadline is January 31, 2015. The purpose of the program is to promote leadership development among physician members of NHMA. The emphasis is on the knowledge and skills necessary to take a leadership role in health policy development and advocacy at local, state and national levels on issues of importance to the health of the Hispanic community.