• 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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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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 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.


The National Hispanic Medical Association established its foundation, the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), in 2002 to improve the health of Hispanics through research and education activities.

The NHHF is located at the New York Academy of Medicine, 103rd and Fifth Avenue, Manhattan,  to further its organizational capacity in research and education.

The NHHF is affiliated with the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University and is proud to partner on the NHMA Leadership Fellowship - our executive leadership training of the physician members of NHMA interested in public service.

The major programs of the NHHF include its patient and provider information in English and Spanish and research training information through the portal, HispanicHealth.info, the Early Childhood Obesity Physician Health Communications Initiative to develop policy recommendations to reduce obesity among Hispanics for California and New York, and its future research efforts as it develops the National Center for Hispanic Community Health Research. NHHF is interested in developing the National Hispanic Health Research Network for mentoring and networking among Hispanic researchers.

In 2004, the NHHF established the National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Program to award scholarships to outstanding students in medicine, nursing, dentistry, public health and policy and convenes two Galas - this year at the JW Marriiott Hotel at LA Live!, Los Angeles, CA, on November 21st, 2013 and at the Marriott Marquis New York Times Square on December 5th, 2013.
We honor Leaders who have improved Hispanic health  - as role models for our Scholars and the audience ---this year in Los Angeles we are honoring: Dr. Clinton Adams, Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific; Mauricio Leiva, Director, State of California Binational Border Health Office; Arthur Ochoa, JD, Vice President of Development, Cedars Sinai Health System; and Nelly Galan, Director, Adelante Movement.. In New York, we are honoring the leadership of the Mount Sinai Medical Center, Maria Hinojosa, President, FuturoMedia and CNN and NPR commentator and others to be named.

We welcome you to join us and celebrate and if you can't join us, consider a tax deductible donation to our Scholarship Fund or to our Foundation.  For more information go to www.nhmafoundation.org.


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