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. Read more
20th Annual Conference: Hispanic Health, in conjunction with the Hispanic Dental Association, Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC - April 21-24, 2016. Call for Abstracts to be up soon.
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. Press Release, Read full report.
2015 Hispanic Heritage Month: NHMA Region Forums
West: JW MArriott LA LIVE, Los Angeles - September 17, 2015
Northeast: NY Academy of Medicine, New York City - September 23, 2015 - NYC
Washington DC Metro 1: GWU Public Health School, Washington, DC- September 25, 2015
Midwest 1: Indiana University, Indianapolis - September 26, 2015
Southeast: Florida International University, Miami - September 28, 2015
Midwest 2: American Medical Association, Chicago - October 8, 2015
Washington DC Metro 2: INOVA Medical Center, Fallschurch - October 15, 2015
NHMA White Paper: NHMA produced a White Paper entitled “Increasing Hispanic Enrollment in Health Coverage”, which identifies the unique barriers to health insurance enrollment for the Hispanic population as well as successful strategies to overcome them. To read the full report please click here.
Physician Flu Immunization Toolkit: NHMA in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, has developed a toolkit to assist health care providers increase vaccination rates in Hispanic communities. To download the toolkit please click here.