NMA Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly

National Medical Association

The National Medical Association (NMA)’s Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly is acclaimed as the nation’s foremost forum on medical science and African American health. Each year, African American physicians and other health professionals from across the country convene to participate in the scholarly exchange of medical advances, discuss health policy priorities, and to share experiences through networking opportunities. Through NMA’s 26 Scientific Specialty Sections, the Convention attracts the broadest spectrum of African American physicians, academicians and scientists in the country. The program opens on Saturday July 27th with special sessions, workshops and the official opening and continues through the Wednesday July 31st.

Planning Highlights

Past Presidents Leadership Forum

On Saturday July 27, 2019 from 11 am to 12:30 pm at the NMA Convention in Honolulu, the Past Presidents…

NIH/NMA Travel Awards Program

Residents, fellows, postdoctoral scientists, and early stage investigators interested in academic medicine are encouraged to apply. Award includes participation in…

NMA Call for Awards Nominations

Providing public recognition of exceptional achievement and service within the National Medical Association is an important activity of the Association….

CCWP Call for Award Nominations

Since 1999, deserving female recipients have been honored during the Council on the Concerns of Women Physicians Annual Muriel Petioni M.D. Awards Luncheon during the NMA’s Annual Scientific Assembly and Convention. Nomination Deadline extended to May 15.

Why I
Attend
Convention by Vernon H. Ross, M.D.

To get an update on important policy and academic updates from the perspective of the many great medical experts. Many of whom are African American. It is also an ideal occasion to meet with prominent African American physicians in my specialty.