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    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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NEWSLETTER

Monthly NHMA Newsletter submitted by Dr. Elena Rios

22nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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MEMBERSHIP

Have a Voice. Make an Impact. We Invite you to become a member.

Help Victims in Puerto Rico and  Mexico

Hurricane Maria and Earthquake have brought devastating destruction to Puerto Rico and Mexico. As an organization based on helping the Hispanic community, we ask that our members look at some of the following ways to help the victims of these tragedies. 

EVENTS

 

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PUBLICATIONS

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.

Read Full Report

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.

Read full report.

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WHAT'S NEW AT NHMA

Introducing the NHMA Endorsed Employee Benefits Program: NHMA is excited to respond to the needs of its member physicians and supporters by offering our new NHMA Endorsed Employee Benefits Program.  The program offers access to quality health plans and valuable supplemental insurance and business products for NHMA physicians, members and their staff. Click here for more information. 

NHMA's "CALL TO ACTION" against GOP Health Care Bill to Repeal  : This week, the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Bill was introduced in the Senate as a last effort to Repeal the ACA this year. NHMA is not in favor of this bill.  NHMA advocates for health reform that includes access to affordable healthcare insurance for all and Medicaid expansion and subsidies and cost sharing for insurance plans. We must move forward to improve health reform policy that includes Essential Beneifits, health care professional diversity, leadership development and the support for the Offices of Minority Health at the US HHS agencies. Go to Government Affairs for Call to Action for more details and to Call your Senator TODAY.

NHMA Conference - Mar. 22-25, 2018, Washington, DC  - We are seeking Speakers Abstracts - till Sept. 30th; Sponsors; Exhibitors to Share Career Opportunities for physicians and health professionals; and Loan Repayment programs, Masters programs for policy, public health, business for medical students; Financial planning and Technology for physicians and medical students.  See Conference page on this website.

Research Training Programs - NHHF PCORI Program - seeking Jr Faculty Mentees and Sr Faculty Mentors - includes webinars and 2 day training at NHMA Conference on Mar. 21-22

                                                    NIDDK Program seeking Residents for one day training at NHMA Conference on Mar. 22

NHMA College Scholars Program - Conferences for College PreHealth Students - Los Angeles (TBD), San Antonio (TBD), Washington, DC (Mar. 24, 2018) - We are seeking Mentors - medical, nursing, public health, dental students who will meet at least once per month with a college student.

NHMA Medical School Liaison Program - We are seeking NHMA members to meet with medical students 3 times during the academic year.

For programs above - send an email to NHMA@NHMAmd.org

TWITTER

The Minority Health Improvement and Health Disparity Elimination Act, S. 1576

02/01/2008
America/New York

The National Hispanic Medical Association and
The Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Coalition

Presents
The Minority Health Improvement and
Health Disparity Elimination Act, S. 1576

Host Committee
African American Health Alliance
National Medical Association
Out of Many, One Coalition
Hispanic Dental Association
National Latino Behavioral Health Association
Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Latino and Hispanic American Dietetic Association
Latino Caucus, American Public Health Association
National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Speakers
Caya Lewis, MPH
Deputy Staff Director for Health
Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee
Office of Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA)
Chair, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions

Will Crump
Legislative Assistant for Health
Office of Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS)
Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Appropriations

Health Care Reform & Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities

NATIONAL HISPANIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING

Tuesday, October 20, 2009
AGENDA
5:15 P.M.             Welcome
Elena Rios, MD, MSPH
President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association

5: 30 P.M. “Health Care Reform &Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities”
Honorable Donna Christensen (VI)
Chair, Congressional Black Caucus Health Committee
Honorable Raul Grijalva (AZ)
Member, Congressional Hispanic Health Task Force
Honorable Mike Honda (CA)
Chair, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
5:45 P.M.
Lucille C. Norville Perez, MD
Former President, National Medical Association
Velma Henderson, RN, MS, CNAA, BC
Board, National Black Nurses Association
Norma Martinez Rogers, PhD, RN, FAAN
President, National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Deeana Jang, J.D.
Director of Policy, Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum,
National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians
Fredette West
Chair, Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Coalition
6:15 P.M. Q&A       (Reception Follows)
Dr Rios with Briefing Attendees:
NHMA 2009 Congressional Briefing

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