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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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  • 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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NHMA/NIDDK 2018 

For Residents/Fellows Interested in Research

22nd Annual Conference

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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.

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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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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 ACA  (The Skinny 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. Call the Capitol Operator at (202) 224-3121 to tell Senators to Vote No to Replace ACA TODAY July 27, 2017.

Trump Administration Nominations - See Plum Book for political positions for Trump Administration - full time and part time Boards. Send in your Letter of Interest and CV to NHMA Health Professional Appointment Project to nhma@nhmamd.org

NHMA Cardiovascular Disease and Hispanics Leadership Summit Series, 2017 -  Caruso Catholic Center, USC, Los Angeles, CA - August 17th. Health & community leaders invited. We invite community leaders and health professionals - All day summits followed by Region Networking Receptions from 4:30 - 7:30 pm. RSVP to Pedro Montenegro at pmontenegro@nhmamd.org

NHMA Region Policy Forums and Receptions  SAVE THE DATES: Sept thru Nov - Washington, DC - Sept.7, Los Angeles - Sept. 19, NYC - Oct 5, Atlanta Oct. 19, Chicago, Nov. 11, San Antonio - TBD. Speakers include US DHHS Region Directors and healthcare private sector leaders.

NHHF Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Galas - honoring key leaders as well as the scholars - New York Academy of Medicine, NY, Nov. 30 and Millenium Biltmore Hotel, Downtown Los Angeles, CA, Dec. 14 - with Health Professional/Student Job Fair at 5:30 - 6:30 pm in LA only.

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NHMA established it's Foundation, a 501c3 organization, in 1994 as the National Hispanic Medical Foundation to develop educational and research activities. In 2000, the name was changed to the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF).

In 2005, NHHF was affiliated and located at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University.

The major programs of NHHF were started with support from the Office of Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, including activities focused on Education, Research, Training, and Information Dissemination.

NHHF has a Corporate Advisory Council consisting of the major partners who have supported both NHMA and its Foundation. This year, NHHF will plan for future expansion of community-based preparatory research in Hispanic communities and the National Hispanic Health Professions Students Scholarship Fund and Gala Dinners in New York City and in Los Angeles, California. To visit the NHHF website, click here.

 

NHHF Board of Directors

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Mark Diaz, MD
Chairman
Alivio Medical Group
Sacramento, CA

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Conchita Paz, MD
Secretary/Treasurer
Family Care Associates, P.A.
Las Cruces, NM

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Elena Rios, MD, MSPH
President
National Hispanic Health Foundation
New York, NY

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Jo Ivey Boufford, MD
President
New York Academy of Medicine
New York University, NY







ADVISORY COUNCIL

Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS
17th Surgeon General of the U.S.(2002-2006)
Vice Chairman, Canyon Ranch Institute
Distinguished Professor, Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Henry Cisneros
Chairman, CityView
San Antonio, TX

Ivelisse Estrada
Senior Vice President for Corporate and Community Relations
Univision
Los Angeles, CA

Linda Griego
President & CEO, 
Griego Enterprises, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

Yasmine Winkler
Senior Vice President
Produce Innovations
United HealthCare
Chicago, IL

 

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