National Hispanic Medical Association 17th Annual Conference

April 25–28, 2013
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Washington, D.C.

During this three-day conference, health-care providers and key officials in the government and private sectors will present on current strategies to develop patient-centered medical homes, leadership in medical education and more. The course program features several sessions that investigate developing and implementing behavioral health and prevention programs in order to address the rising demand for services in Hispanic communities across the nation. A scheduled congressional roundtable will also address challenges and recommended policy changes needed for various health-care services.

Target Audience

Hispanic health-care professionals; industry representatives and policymakers

Conference Objectives

The goal of this conference is to help attendees:

  • Share and highlight health-care innovations that can serve as models for influencing health-care reform prevention and public strategies through medical homes in United States communities.
  • Disseminate community-based research that fouces on knowledge and policy strategies that show promise of eliminating health disparities.
  • Adopt new treatment modalities and strategies to educate Hispanic patients with diabetes, cancer, obesity, cardiovascular disease, COPD and asthma, Alzheimer's disease, depression, and aging in order to decrease morbidity and mortality in their medial practices or in their organization.
  • Analyze cultural competence, literacy and language services programs for medical education.

Registration Fees

Registration fee includes all conference activities and the Awards Gala Dinner. One-day fees are also available, refer to brochure for more information. 

Online registration ends April 19.  Early
(by April 19)
(by April 24)
(April 25–28)
NHMA Physician/Health-Care
Professionl Member
$250 $350 $375
Nonmember Physician/Health-Care Professional  $350 $450 $475
NHMA Resident/Medical Student Member $50 $50 $50
Nonmember Resident/Medical Student $75 $75 $75

Cancellation Policy

For more information on conference refunds, contact NHMA at or 202-628-5895.


Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: 202-328-2000

Room rate: $254 per night (single/double occupancy)

Click here to make a reservation

CME Information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Morehouse School of Medicine and National Hispanic Medical Association. The Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Morehouse School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Additional Information

For questions regarding the course and to register, contact NHMA at or 202-628-5895.

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