|7th Annual Conference of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA)|
We invite you to participate in the 17th Annual Conference of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), "Strategies to Build Patient-Centered Medical Homes, Curriculum and Research", to be held April 25-28, 2013 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC. To attend, please fill out the attached 2013 conference registration form and fax it back to us at 202-628-5898 by Friday, April 12th.
The conference provides you the opportunity to network with
Hispanic physicians, residents, medical students, health care policy
makers, health care industry representatives, and other stakeholders
from across the country interested in strategies to improve the health
of Hispanics and all Americans. National and international experts will
present on current innovations in medical homes, accountable care
organizations, health insurance exchanges, prevention, integrative care,
e-health, and cultural competence for the growing Hispanic populations
in the U.S. Disease areas including diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular
disease, cancer and more will also be discussed. CME credits to be
In addition there will be many more breakfast sessions and workshops on cancer, diabetes, heart disease, HIV AIDS, Immunizations, research and Hispanic health, medical education leadership, cultural competence CLAS Standards of 2013 announced by OMH, technology to reach hard to reach populations, Dual Eligible Care Issues, new ACO and PCMH Models and more.
Established in 1994, NHMA is a non-profit association that represents the interests of 45,000 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 Hispanic populations.
The most recent agenda can be found at: http://www.nhmamd.org/index.php/events/17th-annual-conference
Board of Directors and our Partners, the National Hispanic Nurses
Association, the Hispanic Dental Association, the Latino Caucus of the
American Public Health Association, the Forum of Latino Health
Executives, the Association of Healthcare Executives, the Physician
Assistants for Latino Health, the Latinos in Health Nutrition, the
Latino Medical Student Association, regional Latino mental health
groups, State Hispanic Medical Societies from Arizona, California,
Texas, New York, Illinois, Arkansas, New Mexico, and Tennessee, and NHMA
Council of Young Physicians, the NHMA Council of Residents, and the
Latino Medical Student Association are committed to expanding the
national discourse to enhance programs, policies and resources for the
delivery of health promotion and disease management for our communities.
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