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"Leveraging Public Health and Healthcare Provider Partnerships to Improve Influenza Immunizations in Hispanic and Latin American Communities" 

Physicians interested in attending this meeting and associated activities must meet the following criteria to participate:

·         Be a premier member of NHMA (to become one please click on the following link: NHMA Individual Membership)

·         Serve a predominately Hispanic adult patient population

·         Possess and utilize an electronic medical records (EMR) system for a minimum of 3 years (note: EMR system does not need to be enrolled in state immunization registry but is recommended)

·         Have sufficient staffing to handle data collection efforts as part of this initiative

If you are interested in attending this meeting and meet the criteria listed above, please contact Program Officer, Andrew Robles Sol at or (202) 628-5895 ext. 130. 

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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 & CDC conference call with CDR Evelyn Rodriguez, MD, MPH, MBA (CDC Zika Response Team) to talk to our members about the Zika virus infection and its implications for women

Date & Time: July 27th 6:00-7:00pm EST/5:00-6:00pm CST/3:00-4:00PM PST

Register by emailing NHMA at by COB July 25th

We will be sending a confirmation email with the conference call number and password to those who register

NHMA Region Policy Forums - 6:00pm-8:00pm 

  • New York City: 9/20 (Northeast)
  • Los Angeles: 9/22 (West)
  • Washington DC:  9/29 (DC Metro)
  • Chicago: 10/1 (Midwest)
  • Miami: 10/13 (Southeast)
  • San Antonio: 10/26 (Southwest)

NHHF Latino Health Professional Job Fairs (5:00pm-6:30pm) followed by

National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Receptions & Award Galas

  • December 8, 2016: JW Marriott LA Live, Los Angeles, CA 
  • December 15, 2016: New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, NY
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Partnering and Communicating Together (PACT) to Act Against AIDS

Since 2015, NHMA has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Latino Commission on AIDS and the New York Academy of Medicine 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



HIV/AIDS continues to be a significant public health challenge in the US, with a steady incidence of over 50,000 new infections yearly and 635,000 deaths since 2008. As the largest and fastest growing minority in the U.S., coupled with disproportionate rates of HIV/AIDS, Hispanics are crucially importation to prioritize in HIV prevention and care efforts.


The purpose of NHMA's Proyecto Consciente is to maximize the effectiveness and reach of the CDC’s Act Against AIDS campaign by strategically disseminating HIV prevention messaging and communication within the Hispanic community, as well as implementing concurrent national engagement efforts that focus on HIV prevention and awareness. NHMA will leverage its existing networks, organizational structures and communication platforms using evidence-based approaches that acknowledge the diversity in the U.S. Hispanic community, including differences in media use and trust of health information sources.

Through this health communications campaign, NHMA will form a new network, the Community Alliance Partners, to develop regionally tailored activities in jurisdictions hardest hit by the epidemic - in New York City and in Puerto Rico.  In addition, NHMA will develop its health communications through our website, newsletter and e-announcements, Annual Conference, Region Forums, as well as through its social media announcements and Twitter Chats and by participating with our partners' social media efforts. We hope to increase awareness, HIV testing and treatment among primary care physicians who care for Hispanics, and ultimately among the high risk Hispanics.

For information on participation as a member of the Community Alliance Partners or to participate in the program --- please contact Sara Reinoso, Communications and Membership Assistant at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call at (202) 628-5895.


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