• Welcome to NHMA

    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.
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  • NHMA 22nd Annual Conference

    Gaylord National Harbor Hotel, Washington, DC area : We also invite government agencies, health industry, corporate and non profit health experts to becoming a Sponsor and to provide a Career Exhibit for our health professionals and students and medical residents.
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  • National Hispanic Health Foundation

    The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), a 501c3 organization, was established in 1994 as the philanthropic branch of the National Hispanic Medical Association. The mission of NHHF is to improve the health of Hispanics and other underserved.
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For Residents/Fellows Interested in Research

22nd Annual Conference

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Consensus Summit on Building Diversity in Medicine and Research Report

As a part of an ongoing commitment to promote health care equity and quality, the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) convened a meeting of national experts to the Consensus Summit on Building Diversity in Medicine and Research, on January 29, 2015 at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.  National leaders for underrepresented populations in science and medicine discussed their best ideas and practices for improving representation; established recommendations, and formulated a direction and consensus statements, with the aim to build diversity in medicine and research in the U.S. not sure about the wording:  Link here to the Summit Final Report.

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NHMA White Paper: NHMA Produced a white paper entitled: “An Examination of Minority Populations and the Dental Service Organization Model in the US," which examines dental access among minority & low -income populations.

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NHMA's "CALL TO ACTION"  this week January 15th to save CHIP 6 year extension and avert a government shutdown. Call the Capitol Operator at (202) 224-3121 to tell Senators to Vote Yes to the Continuing Resolution with CHIP and other health programs.

NHMA Congressional Briefing, Chronic Disease Policy Recommendations -  based on the Cardiovascular Disease Leadership Summit Series of 2017, with Congressman Raul Ruiz and panel of Minority physicians - Feb 13, 2018, 12-2 pm, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC  - RSVP to Pedro Montenegro at pmontenegro@nhmamd.org

NHMA Annual Conference - #NHMA2018 - Join a national network of experts on Latino Healthcare and Wellness Care. Learn about programs and policies: Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico, US -Mexico Border Healthcare, Latino Mental Health and opioids, Diabetes and Heart Disease, Asthma and HIV; Learn the national trends for our community healthcare from Federal Leaders and Insurance and Pharma Company Leaders; Learn about medical education strategies to train students how to care for Latinos; how to be leaders; Learn how to build your Latino Medical and Health Association. March 22-25, Gaylord National Harbor Hotel, Early Registration and Hotel Room Block deadline: Feb. 19

NHMA Liaisons needed for Medical Schools - Premier Member Physicians assigned to a medical school to meet with their Latino students 3 times a year - recognized at our Annual Conference. Send your Bio to Imani Cabassa at icabassa@nhmamd.org

NHMA College Health Scholars Program - Conferences to Recruit College Students to Health Careers: Mar 24 -Washington, DC; Apr 7- University of Incarnate Word, San Antonio; Apr 21 - Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles; Mentors needed from Medical, Dental, Nursing, Public Health and Science Graduate Students - Contact Pedro Montenegro at pmontenegro@nhmamd.org

NHMA Campaigns to increase awareness  - HIV/AIDS among Latino Patients  ....and AllofUs Research Program ....to include Latino participants!  see more information in our Programs Section



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