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
Please make a tax-deductible donation to our Foundation, National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF).
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20th Annual Conference: "Advancing Hispanic Health: the Next 20 Years", in conjunction with the Hispanic Dental Association, Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC - April 21-24, 2016. Call for Abstracts are due Oct. 31st.
The National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) is proud to support National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, October 2015. During this month, NHMA will participate in a number of activities that highlight the serious physical and mental health effects of substance abuse. Learn More
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.
New paper released on Eliminating Behavioral Health Disparities: New paper released in Psychiatric Access A new paper was recently released in Pschiatric Services , “Eliminating Behavioral Health Disparities and Improving Outcomes for Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations.” Read Full Report.
2015 Hispanic Heritage Month:
Bienvenido- Welcome Reception for Eliseo J. Pèrez-Stable MD: In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, NHMA will be hosting a welcoming reception for the new Director of the National Institute of Minority Heath and Health Disparities (NMHS), National Institute of Health (NIH). The Reception will be on October 13, 2015 at 4: 00 pm in Washington, DC. Learn More
NHMA Region Policy Forums - Partners:Centene Corporation, Earth Justice, Voces Verdes (National Resources Defense Council), W.K. Kellogg Foundation, New York Academy of Medicine, University of Indianapolis School of Medicine, Inova Medical Center of Fairfax, VA, George Washington University School of Public Health, Florida International University School of Medicine
NHMA Financial Planning Dinners - NHMA would also like to invite you to attend a special dinner receptions hosted by our newest corporate partner New York Life Insurance Company (NYLC). Dinners wil be held this Fall/Winter in VA, NY, FL, and TX.
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.