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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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NHMA/NIDDK 2018 

For Residents/Fellows Interested in Research

22nd Annual Conference

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MEMBERSHIP

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College Health Scholars Program

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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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Dorothy Castro, MD
Internal Medicine Resident
New Jersey Medical Center
 
Jorge Omar Moreno, MD
Internal Medicine Resident
Yale New Haven Hospital
 
Maria Berenice Nava, MD
Internal Medicine Resident
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
 
Elizabeth Homan, MD
Psychiatry Resident
Jackson Memorial Hospital
University of Miami

Vanessa Yasmin Calderon, MD
Emergency Medicine Resident
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jacobi and Montefiore Hospitals

Ana Maria Cuebas, MD
Psychiatry Resident
Morehouse School of Medicine
 
Emma Bendana
Urological Surgery Resident
University of Rochester Medical Center

Ana Caban Cardona, MD
Medicine/Pediatrics Resident
Children’s Corporate Center
Medical College of Wisconsin

Kenneth Frausto, MD
Emergency Medicine Resident
Alameda County Medical Center, Highland General Hospital

Elizabeth Medina Alm
Surgical Resident
Hennepin County Medical Center
 
Omar Guzman, MD
Resident Physician
UCSF-Fresno
Department of Emergency Medicine
 
Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH
General Surgery Resident
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Liliana Viera-Ortiz, MD
Emergency Medicine Resident
University Hospitals Case Western Reserve

Mauricio Pinto, MD
Family Medicine Resident
Texas Tech University
Health Sciences Center Family

Christina Chavez-Johnson, MD
Family and Community Medicine Resident
University of California at San Francisco, Fresno
 
Maria-Esteli Garcia, MD
Internal Medicine Resident
San Francisco Primary Care - SFGH
 
Maribelis Perez, MD
Social Pediatrics Resident
Department of Family Medicine and Social Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
 
Yadira Caraveo, MD
Pediatrics Resident
Department of Pediatrics
University of New Mexico

Maria Portela, MD
Family and Community Resident
Duke University medical Center
 
Rubi D. Cortes, MD
Internal/Preventive Medicine Resident
Kaiser/UCSF


NHMA Resident Leadership Class of 2012 at 16th Annual Conference

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