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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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    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.


Research Poster Application

Please click here to download the application

Poster Session: An Opportunity to Present Your Research at a National Conference

NHMA's 19th Annual Conference is on March 27-29, 2015 in Washington, DC.  A big part of this event is its Research Poster Presentation a popular format to showcase your research. The advantages of posters are:

    • An opportunity for medical students and young investigators to present their work to several hundred doctors, nurses, and health care executives who are especially interested in Hispanic and minority healthcare.
    • Facilitates exchange of ideas and networking; allowing you to interact with those interested on a one-on-one basis.
    • The $450 Registration fee for the conference will be waived. Please participate in other lectures, panels, and receptions at the conference!


Importantly, we will present Awards to the most outstanding poster presentation among students, residents, and physicians.  Posters will be judged according to the following criteria:

    • Value to the profession          
    • Scientific and/or informational content
    • Appropriate design and graphical presentation
    • Adherence to NHMA’s poster presentation policies – must be non-commercial, non-promotional; follows the guidelines below



Click here to download the 2015 poster application.  Remember there is limited space, submit early to assure eligibility.  Please e-mail completed applications to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   The deadline to submit is February 15, 2015.


Poster Guidelines:

    • Must fill out a Poster Research Submission Form found on our website and must provide complete contact information
    • All research materials must fit on a 4 x 4 or 4 x 8 horizontal board
    • Push pins can be used to attach materials (you should bring push pins)
    • Poster presenters should be available at all times, for questions; especially during scheduled exhibit hall breaks
    • Handouts are recommended
    • Size of poster requested: Half (4x4) or Full (4x8)

Who We Are

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.


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