Our mission is to to empower Hispanic physicians to lead efforts to improve the health of Hispanic and other underserved populations in collaboration with Hispanic state medical societies, residents, and medical students, and other public and private sector partners.

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20th Annual Conference:"Advancing Hispanic Health: the Next 20 Years - NHMA and HDA Leading the Way", in conjunction with the Hispanic Dental Association, Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC - April 21-24, 2016. Call for Speaker Abstracts have been extended till January 8, 2016 - seeking health experts in medical practice strategies, clinical and prevention updates for Latino patients, medical education curriculum, health policy and health services research. Diabetes, HIV, Asthma, Heart Disease, Cancer, Depression speakers who care for Latino patients. Learn More.

Hepatitis C: Hispanic Leadership Summit: Please join NHMA at the last of a three-part series on Hepatitis C in the Hispanic community. The summit will be held at Rayburn House Office Building (B-354 on Capitol Hill, in Washington, DC on Thursday, February 11, 2016. Learn More.

Mar 2: NHMA Congressional Briefing: Chronic Disease Priorities for Hispanics, Rayburn Bldg, Washington DC 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Transforming Clincal Practice Initiative Webinar:The National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) and HCDI webinar on February 9th has been rescheduled. We will provide details at a further date.  Learn More


New paper released on Eliminating Behavioral Health Disparities: New paper released in Psychiatric Access A new paper was recently released in Psychiatric Services , “Eliminating Behavioral Health Disparities and Improving Outcomes for Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations.”

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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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NHMA in the NEWS: A new article published in The Alumni Society Bulletin,  showcases NHMA CEO & President, Dr. Elena Rios on Bridging the Healthcare Gap "Dr. Elena Rios, president and CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association, wants to change what we talk about when we discuss gaps in care. The association is a nonprofit based in Washington, DC, that works to improve the health and wellness of the Hispanic community." Read more in NHMA in the News

NHMA Award: Meritorious NonProfit Organization - from the American Public Health Association Latino Caucus at the 2015 Annual APHA Conference, Nov. 3rd

2015 Hispanic Heritage Month: Thank you to everyone to NHMA Region Committees and everyone who participated in all of NHMA's Hispanic Heritage Month Activities! Please check out our Hispanic Heritage Month 2015 Facebook album with pictures from all our Region Forums and our Welcome Reception for Dr. Eliseo Perez-Stable.


Partnering and Communicating Together (PACT) to Act Against AIDS

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Let's Stop HIV Together. Get the facts. Get tested. Get involved. HHS, CDC, Act Against AIDS. Photo montage of people from the campaign.


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