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: "Advancing Hispanic Health: the Next 20 Years", in conjunction with the Hispanic Dental Association, Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC - April 21-24, 2016. Call for Abstracts are due Oct. 31st.
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. Press Release, Read full report.
New paper released on Eliminating Behavioral Health Disparities: New paper released in Psychiatric Access A new paper was recently released in Pschiatric Services , “Eliminating Behavioral Health Disparities and Improving Outcomes for Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations.” Read Full Report.
2015 Hispanic Heritage Month: NHMA Region Policy Forums
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.