NHMA Leadership Fellowship

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About the Program

  • The NHMA Leadership Fellowship is a training program for mid-career and older physicians with significant leadership experience who are committed to the work of improving public health. Fellows will participate in a weekly training facilitated by a Core Faculty team from May 2023 through July 2023 every Friday and present policy papers at NHMA’s Annual Conference in 2024. These weekly-Friday afternoon webinars from 2:00-4:30 PM ET will consist of expert speakers from public health, media, advocacy, and leaders from different stakeholders in the public health arena to address leadership skills and health disparities in the Hispanic community.

  • The Fellowship Program will commence at NHMA's 26th Annual Conference (April 27 through April 30 2023) in Chicago, IL. During NHMA's 16th Annual Conference, fellows will have the chance to meet one another in-person prior to the virtual series, as well as connect with previous NHMA Leadership Fellows.

  • A 5-day Washington DC Institute is planned for the third week of September. During this week, seminars will be held and fellows will be meeting with the White House, HHS, OMH, and their Congressional representative to discuss public health initiatives that benefit their Hispanic constituency.

  • The Fellows are also appointed to four policy analysis teams to create policy recommendations for NHMA key advocacy priorities (COVID-19, Mental Health, Medical Education Diversity, Climate Justice) and will present their projects at the NHMA 2024 Conference.
  • As part of this fellowship, you will have the opportunity to serve in a national campaign sponsored by the CDC and Johnson & Johnson as an individual Vaccinate For All Champion. This fellowship is sponsored by the CDC to equip physicians with the tools needed to become impactful leaders and physician advocates who can bring meaningful change within the Latino population on national and local levels.

Requirement Criteria

  • Physicians who are at least 5 years out of training

  • Documented leadership experience

  • Commitment to serving the Latino community

  • Strong interest in public health leadership at national and regional levels

  • Must attend all virtual weekly training sessions in May, June, and July as well as one week in person in

    Washington, DC — the third week of September 2023

  • In order to be considered please submit your personal statement, CV, and letter of recommendation.

Continuing Education (CE) Language

National Hispanic Medical Association
2022 Leadership Fellowship Program 
May 6 - September 16, 2022

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and NHMA. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation
Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.