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REMINDER: NHMA's 25th Annual Conference: Addressing Social Determinants and Well-Being is less than two weeks away on March 24 - 27, 2022, hosted at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. Featuring an exciting lineup of speakers and programming, don't miss this great opportunity to engage in valuable workshops, plenaries, and networking dedicated to improving Hispanic health (CME credits offered).

We're excited to honor the contributions of White House leaders on the COVID-19 response, Susana Morales, MD, LATINA Style Magazine, and others at our Leadership Awards Gala & Dinner on Saturday, March 26th (one-day tickets options available).

Register now and book hotel accommodations by March 14 to lock in our discounted group rate. We look forward to having you join us and kindly ask that you share this event with anyone who may be interested.
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We deliver health care with compassion, dignity, humanity, and respect. We seek physicians to join us at one of our 8 medical groups and help fulfill the promise of medicine."
NHHF, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation and the Solo Kiko program, is
working to educate Hispanic and Latino families on COVID-19 prevention and vaccination. Community health organizations in our target cities of Houston, Chicago, and Oakland can support these efforts by applying for community activation grants up to $5,000. Become a Vaccinate For All Champion to support!
The NHMA Leadership Fellowship is a training program for mid-career and older physicians with significant leadership experience who are committed to the work of improving public health. As part of this fellowship, you will have the opportunity to serve in a national campaign as a Vaccinate For All Champion.
The Hispanic Leadership Development Fellowship Program is offering graduate students and recent graduates a paid one-year leadership fellowship to accelerate HHS and federal careers. Ten fellows will be chosen to work on-site at the HHS office in Washington, D.C. with at least two rotations at different agencies within HHS.
Learn about the central role of providers in mitigating risk of HIV/AIDS among Latino LGBTQ populations at workshop D2: Increasing Latinos in Prevention Services at the NHMA 25th Annual Conference: Addressing Social Determinants and Well-Being!
You can also learn more about the importance of diversity in clinical trials by joining workshop B.2 – C.2: NHMA Clinical Trial Project for Latino Physicians, supported by All of Us - National Institutes of Health, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer Inc, Genentech, and Eli Lilly & Company.
NHMA's President and CEO cordially invites you to attend our 25th Annual Conference on March 24-27, 2022 in Arlington, VA. Register now to engage in fellowship, networking, and community!
Dermatology residents and physician associate students are invited to apply for the Lubriderm Skin Scholarship to increase representation and accessibility of Hispanic/Latino medical professionals within the field! Ten scholarships of $15,000 each to be awarded.
Our Programs and Campaigns
Influenza Campaign
NHMA is continuing to expand the health communications campaign supported by Sanofi to improve influenza vaccination rates for adult Hispanics and encourage the administration of the influenza vaccines.
NHMA Conference attendees are invited to partake in a congressional visit to Capitol Hill to advocate for programs and policies impacting Latino health on Friday, March 24. If you are interested, please email with your name, state, congressional district, and policy issues you are passionate about.
From our Partners
As a proud partner in CDC's Project Firstline, we invite you to join us for Project Firstline’s upcoming virtual launch event especially for healthcare workers on March 16 from 1-2 p.m. ET, where Project Firstline will premier their new suite of innovative infection control training resources.
Advocacy is a powerful and important catalyst for the change we want to see. To support this, a new Federal Advocacy Toolkit for Nutrition Care and Healthy Aging has been released by Defeat Malnutrition Today and Women in Government.
NHMA President's Corner
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Legislative Update

Dear Colleagues,

NHMA was invited to the White House's launch of the National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan, visit more information. The House of Representatives passed a long overdue appropriations package that includes increased funding for several important priorities for NHMA. Included in the package are important funding for education programs including $183 million for Hispanic Serving Institutions, a $34 million increase from last year. Also included was more funding to combat chronic diseases like cancer, HIV/AIDS, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s disease...
Member Spotlight
NHMA would like to highlight the accomplishments of Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH for being honored with Al Día's Top Doctors Lifetime Achievement Award! In addition to being a leader on NHMA's Journal Committee, Dr. Lopez is a professor and vice chair of medical oncology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Director of Integrative Oncology for the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, and Medical Director and Chief of Cancer Services at Jefferson Health - New Jersey.
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