NHMA 22nd Annual Conference

March 22-25, 2018

Gaylord National Harbor Resort and Convention Center

"Conquistando el Futuro: Clinicians Leading Latino Health"

Join the NHMA network of health care providers and government and private sector partners from across the nation and learn new strategies for effective health care delivery and policies for Hispanic populations. This year, NHMA celebrates its 22nd Annual Conference with partners from the public and private sectors, bringing together experts from across the nation to share their multi-disciplinary experiences in improving health care delivery for Hispanic populations.  National and international experts will present on current innovations in medical homes, accountable care organizations, health insurance exchanges, prevention, integrative care, e-health, and cultural competence for the growing Hispanic populations in the U.S. Disease areas include diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, cancer and more. CME credits to be provided. 


Resort Perks

Complimentary transportation on the National Harbor Circulator Bus with stops throughout the Harbor including Tanger Outlets, Harbor shops and restaurants, the Capital Wheel, and the MGM National Harbor Resort.  Registered guest simply swipe their room key on the bus for this transportation service


Conference Objectives:

  1. Describe how health care innovations are influencing health care reform’s access to care, quality, and population health strategies.
  2. Review patient-engaged and health services research that focuses on knowledge and policy strategies that show promise of eliminating health disparities.
  3. Explain new treatment modalities and strategies to educate Hispanic patients with diabetes, cancer, obesity, cardiovascular disease, depression, sarcopenia, Alzheimer’s disease, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis-C, and aging in order to decrease morbidity and mortality in their medical practices or in their organization.
  4. Identify cultural competence, literacy, and language services programs for medical education and health care delivery.
  5. Describe how leadership skills can be used to improve the health of Hispanic patients in public health, health care organizations and corporations.



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Call For Abstracts 2018

 Faculty interested in speaking at our annual conference about health professional education, clinical care, and delivery, research, and policy, with an emphasis on Hispanic health.If you are interested or would like to nominate someone to speak, please fill out the downloadable form here.Send forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 Deadline to submit is October 1st, 2017.


NIDDK- NHMA Medical Travel Award 

If you are are Medical or Surgical Fellow or Resident with research experience or interest in research and an Academic Career - you are invited to apply for the NIDDK/NHMA Travel Award Today!  NHMA is interested in supporting our Academic Network of Members. For more information, click here and for further questions email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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