• 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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    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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For Residents/Fellows Interested in Research

22nd Annual Conference

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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.


NHMA Council of Young Physicians

NHMA established the Council of Young Physicians (CYP) to have a forum for NHMA Members who are young physicians to meet and network, and to learn about opportunities to help advance their careers as future leaders in medicine.  

Young Physicians are defined as the following: (1) 1-5 years post-residency; or (2) Physicians who are not currently enrolled in residency and are 1-10 years from post-medical school graduation. 

J.P. Sanchez, MD, MPH (Chair, NHMA Council of Young Physicians) and NHMA invites you to help us in developing this new group, and become a part of a unique group of colleagues.


To help young physicians grow personally and professionally (in terms of health policy, academia, and business) so that they may help to ensure health equity for Hispanics and other underserved populations.


1)      Development of the CYP 3 Year Strategic Plan

2)      Development of CYP Executive Committee and Leader at Large Committee

3)      Development of CYP Outreach Materials

4)      Development of NHMA Pipeline Branding Campaign

5)      Development of a CYP Policy and Affordable Care Act Leadership Program

Member Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Participation in Monthly Conference Calls
  • Participation at one Regional Event over the next 12 months
  • Participation at the 2014 NHMA National Conference
  • Serve as a Young Physician Leader either on the CYP Executive Board or as a Leader at Large


To join the Council of Young Physicians please click here.

If you have additional questions or are interested in joining the Council of Young Physicians please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Institutional Memberships

Institutional memberships are reserved for non-profit organizations only.





Individual Memberships


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Membership Options

We are pleased that you are interested in becoming more connected with the National Hispanic Medical Association.
With an NHMA membership you become part of a community of Hispanic physicians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to improving healthcare for Hispanics, eliminating healthcare disparities, and advancing and promoting the profession. Below is a list of membership types we offer, along with multiple year membership options to help save you money. For a complete list of our membership benefits, click here.
Here are just some reasons to join NHMA:

Advocacy:With NHMA, you have a voice...Due to our close relationship and credibility with Congressional leaders, the White House, government agencies, public policy institutions, and other associations where you can express views and impact healthcare issues for Hispanics

Education: Opportunities lead to professional growth...Our annual conference delivers information-packed educational sessions with experts and renowned speakers. Learn from the best and the brightest while earning your CME credits. Briefings and leadership seminars enhance the Hispanic medical profession.

Leadership: Nominations and job opportunities allow you to get more involved…As a member if NHMA, you get the exclusive privilege of being nominated for government and private sector advisory committees; you will also receive notifications of jobs available via our monthly newsletter. You have the option to participate in our new Mentorship Program. Along with our other membership perks, NHMA members stay connected by participating in our Board Committees and Leadership Fellowship and Resident Leadership Programs.

Networking: Together we all succeed...While attending NHMA's annual conference, Congressional briefings, caucus meetings, or leadership forums you will be networking with colleagues and other healthcare professionals while will provide you with limitless opportunities and potential to grow and succeed.

NHMA is pleased to offer multiple membership options to best suit your needs. If you are an individual physician, resident, health professional student, or other healthcare professional, click here to register for our individual memberships.

If you are a non-profit institution or organization or residency program and would like to take part in our newly formed "Institutional Membership," click here to see what level of membership best suits your needs.


Why Donate

There are many reasons to contribute to NHHF for NHMA.  Here is the impact your donation will make:

  • Help to eliminate health disparities in the Latino Community.
  • Assist in providing cultural competence training to physicians treating Latino patients.
  • Invest in the future through health policy research.
  • Improve patient outcomes and the health of our community.
  • Honor or thank someone who has made a difference in your life.
  • Award scholarships to students pursuing careers in Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health, and Health Policy.

Ways to Donate

To make a contribution online, click the "donate now" button. For more information, please contact Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, President of the Foundation at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Individual Donors

The National Hispanic Health Foundation is deeply grateful of those donors who supported our mission to improve to improve the health of Hispanics and other underserved.The foundation would like to thank those individuals who contributed $100 or more to the organization since January 1, 2012.


National Hispanic Health Foundation is on the non-profit charity list when you buy from Amazon, go to Amazon Smile and a percent donation is made to NHHF for our efforts.  Let your colleagues know to support NHHF and NHMA today.

Individual Memberships

Premier membership benefits include appointment to Board of Directors Committees, NHMA Mentoring and Leadership Programs, Nominations for Federal and private sector Boards/Committees, event discounts, discounts through Affinity Programs.

The Council of Medical Society Member membership is ONLY available for individuals that have a current, active membership with a Medical Society.

For medical students not in your last year of medical school, we encourage you to join the Latino Medical Student Association

Physician Member

Premier 1 year - $200

Premier 2 year - $360

Premier 3 year - $510


NHMA Council of Medical Society Member

Premier 1 year - $100

Premier 2 year - $180


Non-Physician/Health Professional Member

Premier 1 year - $150

Premier 2 year - $270

Premier 3 year - $380


Young Physician (less than 5 years out of training)

Premier 1 year - $150

Premier 2 year - $270

Premier 3 year - $380

Resident Member (NHMA Council of Residents)

Premier 1 year - $20

Health Professional Student Member (Open to non-medical students currently enrolled in a health professional school and medical students in their  3rd or beyond year in school.)

Premier 1 year - $0



To download a hard copy of the membership application, click here

If you have any questions about these membership options, please contact Sara Reinoso at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


NHHF Amazon Smile Logo

Sign-up for the AmazonSmile Program and .5% of your Amazon purchase will be donated to support the NHHF & NHMA mission.

Let your colleagues know to support NHHF (National Hispanic Health Foundation) on the Smile Partner List.

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