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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Our monthly newsletter submitted by Dr. Elena Rios

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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. Speakers are Federal, private sector physicians and healthcare experts in medical practice strategies, clinical and prevention updates for Latino patients, medical education curriculum, health policy and health services research that impact Hispanic/Latino patients and communities. Diabetes, HIV, Asthma, Heart Disease, Cancer, Opioid Substance Abuse and Depression are just some of the topics. Partners: Centene, Kaiser Permanente MidAtlantic, JandJ, PhRMA, Pfizer, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, NY Life, American Heart Association, HHS agencies...

- NHMA Medical Faculty Development Program for Jr.Faculty, Fellows, Residents, funded by NIH on April 21st

- NHMA Capitol Hill Visits on April 22nd

- NHMA Leadership Institute and PCORI Program on Patient Outcomes Research on April 23rd

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Consensus Summit on Building Diversity in Medicine and Research Report

As a part of an ongoing commitment to promote health care equity and quality, the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) convened a meeting of national experts to the Consensus Summit on Building Diversity in Medicine and Research, on January 29, 2015 at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.  National leaders for underrepresented populations in science and medicine discussed their best ideas and practices for improving representation; established recommendations, and formulated a direction and consensus statements, with the aim to build diversity in medicine and research in the U.S. not sure about the wording:  Link here to the Summit Final Report.

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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 

New Partners for NHMA: NHMA announces new partners in 2016 with discount services for medical practices


Partnering and Communicating Together (PACT) to Act Against AIDS

Since 2015, NHMA has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the Start Talking, Stop HIV and Doing It campaigns. For more information, click the banners below.

Start Talking, Stop HIV

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

Doing It 

We're Doing It. Testing for HIV. Testing is Fast, Free & Confidential. #DoingIt HHS, CDC, Act Against AIDS


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