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Session 16 of NHMA's COVID-19 Virtual Briefing Series, "COVID-19 Isn't Over Yet: Increasing Vaccinations Among Latinos in Overlooked Hotspots" will be held on Wednesday, June 29th at 7 p.m. ET! Mark your calendars and register today for this unique conversation on vaccination needs in states, rural areas, and other hotspots with Trinidad Solis, MD; Vesta Sandoval, MD; Hector L. Frisbie, MD; Denise A. Gonzales, MD, MS, FCCM, FCCP; and Anabell Castro Thompson, MSN, APRN, ANP-C, FAAN, FAANP.

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Join us on Twitter at 1 p.m. ET on Monday, June 27 for our National HIV Testing Day Twitter Chat! We will be joined by partners such as the Black AIDS Institute and the National Center for Transgender Equality.

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Check out our new All of Us Research page on! With specialized pages targeted to both patients and providers, you can review key facts for providers, learn more about the Researcher Workbench, and check out some of the program's FAQs.

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The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) is elated to announce that applications for the NHHF Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship are NOW OPEN! We support students who will be the future health workforce for our communities. Apply today!
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The White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics has curated a list of resources in response to the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, TX. If you wish to donate to the community, you can do so via Zelle ( and Paypal.

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The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), with funding from the Centene Foundation, is working to develop a Health Literacy Toolkit focused on COVID-19 to improve communication, trust, and accessibility between patients and their healthcare providers. We invite providers to review the toolkit and leave feedback via Google Form on NHHF's health literacy webpage.
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We are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for sponsorship opportunities and attendance at NHHF's Annual Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Galas!

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The Department of Health and Human Services recently developed a social media toolkit to share resources with those affected by the national baby formula shortage containing resources in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Haitian Creole.

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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) offers brochures, fact sheets, and other resources in Spanish and English on mental health topics such as depression, stress, and borderline personality disorder.
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When it comes to their health, Gen Z is all about balance. They see their physical, mental and emotional health as interlinked and equally weighted in importance.The American Dairy Association North East would like to invite you to attend our upcoming FREE health professional webinar titled, “Closing the Gap Between Health and Gen Z.” This event will be hosted on Wednesday, June 15 at 12 p.m. ET.

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Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) — a nonprofit that supports primary care practices to sustain their impact — is available to support providers in New York, New Jersey, and California with small projects to improve access, cycle time, revenue cycle performance, staff knowledge, and other areas. These projects are at no cost to the practice; all will be supported by highly experienced staff with deep ambulatory setting backgrounds. If interested in this free service; contact Christina Lindstrom at or 323.304.9959.

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Neighborhood Health Care of Rhode Island is looking to hire a Chief Medical Officer! As a member of Neighborhood’s Executive Leadership Team, the CMO is responsible for the clinical vision of the company and, along with other senior leadership members leads corporate planning and capacity-building efforts to improve organizational performance. The Chief Medical Officer ensures that revenue enhancement, expense reduction, and quality and service improvement efforts of the company are effective and consistent with Neighborhood’s clinical vision. Interested applicants should contact Raymond Arroyo.

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Studies have shown that the risk for NASH among patients with NAFLD is higher in Hispanics, especially those of Mexican origin. FLF is working to combat this by inviting key groups serving the patient community to join in this effort and to share the survey with their contacts and patients diagnosed with NAFLD/NASH. Patients can access the survey online where they can answer the 44 questions in either English or Spanish. A full social media toolkit for your use may be accessed here.

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The burden of asthma in the United States falls disproportionately on Black, Hispanic and American Indian/Alaska Native people. These groups have the highest asthma rates, deaths and hospitalizations. AAFA’s Asthma Disparities in America report examines how asthma affects Black, Hispanic and Indigenous populations in the United States.

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GoodRx is excited to announce the opening of the GoodRx Helps Scholarship for Future Black Physicians and Physician Associates. We will be looking for students with the most compelling ideas for addressing some of the biggest challenges in healthcare. Applications are open now and will close on July 13th, 2022.

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Check out Pfizer's events over the next month on a variety of topics to educate providers and immunization staff personnel on the proper use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

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Practicing Permanente Medicine means doing what’s right for people. If you believe that medicine is not only a profession, but your calling, join us and find the support you need to make a difference.

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NHMA President's Corner

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Dear Colleagues,

This past month, Dr. Elena Rios was invited to meet with White House officials and other health leaders to plan the Hunger, Nutrition and Health Conference later in 2022, discuss strategies about women’s reproductive health and the need to educate patients on pending abortion bans in states; hear the baby formula shortage strategies from the Biden Administration; and discuss ideas for the White House Hispanic Initiative to focus on building the educational pipeline in healthcare professional education. 

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Member Spotlight

This month's NHMA Trailblazer is Bert Johansson, MD, PhD, FAAP. Dr. Johansson is a pediatrician in El Paso, Texas and has written about deadly mass shootings, mental health, and policies and regulations. In the wake of yet another tragedy for the Hispanic community in Texas, We invite you to read his work and consider how you can help end the epidemic of gun violence.

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