NMA 115th Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly

National Medical Association

Countdown to
Opening Day

Schedule

  • Friday, August 10
  • 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
    Section Chairs & BOT Convention Orientation Session
  • 4:30 pm–8:00 pm
    Convention Onsite Registration Opens
  • Saturday, August 11
  • 7:30 am–4:00 pm
    Convention Onsite Registration Opens
  • 8:00 am–11:00 am
    Walk a Mile with a Child – 11th Anniversary
  • 8:00 am–5:00 pm
    Special Sessions and Workshops
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm
    NIH/NMA Fellows Program
  • 11:00 am–2:30 pm
    Past Presidents’ Meeting
  • 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
    Edward C. Mazique, M.D., Symposium
  • 3:00 pm–5:30 pm
    House of Delegates Meeting
  • 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
    Social Media for the Digitally Challenged and Everyone Else
  • 4:30 pm–9:00 pm
    ANMA Marketplace Opens
  • 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
    NMA Opening and Awards Session
  • 8:30 pm–10:00 pm
    Welcome Reception
  • Sunday, August 12
  • 7:00 am–9:00 am
    ANMA/NMA Prayer Breakfast
  • 7:30 am–4:00 pm
    Convention Onsite Registration
  • 7:00 am–5:30 am
    Scientific Programs
  • 8:00 am–3:00 pm
    NIH/NMA Fellows Program
  • 8:30 am–4:00 pm
    Camp NMA-zing
  • 6:00 pm–9:30 pm
    Camp NMA-zing
  • 9:00 am–11:00 am
    The Plenary Session
  • 12:30 pm–2:30 pm
    Council on Concerns of Women Physicians Awards Session
  • 2:30 pm–4:30 pm
    W. Montague Cobb Health Institute Lecture & Symposium
  • 2:30 pm–5:30 pm
    House of Delegates Meeting
  • 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
    Exhibit Hall Opening and Reception
  • 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
    Colleague Networking Lounge
  • 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
    Author’s Corner
  • 4:15 pm–4:30 pm
    Chatter Box – Informal Discussions
  • 5:30 pm–6:00 pm
    First Timers and New Members Reception

    Exhibit Hall

  • 6:00 pm
    NMA After Dark

    Philadelphia Welcome Reception – Hosted by seven local medical schools. National Constitution Center

  • Monday, August 13
  • 7:00 am–5:30 pm
    Scientific Programs
  • 7:30 am–4:00 pm
    Convention Onsite Registration
  • 8:30 am–4:00 pm
    Camp NMA-zing
  • 6:00 pm–9:30 pm
    Camp NMA-zing
  • 9:00 am
    ANMA Marketplace
  • 11:00 am–3:00 pm
    Exhibit Hall Open

    Refreshments in the Exhibit Hall

  • 11:00 am–3:00 pm
    Author’s Corner
  • 11:30 am–12:30 pm
    Presentation Theater

    Join us for lunch

  • 11:00 am–3:00 pm
    Colleague Networking Lounge
  • 11:30 am–2:00 pm
    Past Presidents Meeting
  • 4:30 pm–11:00 pm
    Medical School Alumni Receptions and Dinners
  • 9:00 am–9:00 pm
    ANMA Marketplace
  • Tuesday, August 14
  • 7:00 am–5:30 pm
    Scientific Programs
  • 7:30 am–4:00 pm
    Convention Onsite Registration
  • 8:30 am–4:00 pm
    Camp NMA-zing
  • 6:00 pm–9:30 pm
    Camp NMA-zing
  • 11:00 am–3:00 pm
    Exhibit Hall Open

    Refreshments in Exhibit Hall

  • 11:00 am–3:00 pm
    Author’s Corner
  • 11:05 am–11:20 am
    Chatter Box – Informal Discussions
  • 12:35 pm–12:50 pm
    Chatter Box – Informal Discussions
  • 11:30 am–12:30 pm
    Presentation Theater

    Join us for lunch

  • 11:00 am–3:00 pm
    Colleague Networking Lounge
  • 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
    Regional Business Meetings
  • 6:00 pm–7:30 pm
    President’s Installation
  • 8:00 pm–12:00 am
    President’s Ball
  • 9:00 am–9:00 pm
    ANMA Marketplace
  • Wednesday, August 15
  • 7:00 am–5:30 pm
    Scientific Programs
  • 7:30 am–12:00 pm
    Convention Onsite Registration
  • 8:30 am–4:00 pm
    Camp NMA-zing
  • 6:00 pm–9:30 pm
    Camp NMA-zing
  • 11:00 am–1:00 pm
    The Satcher Health Leadership Institute Symposium: Empowering Communities to Create Health
  • 11:30 am–12:30 pm
    ANMA President Installation
  • 12:30 pm–3:00 pm
    ANMA President’s Reception
  • 1:30 pm–4:30 pm
    House of Delegates Meeting

Convention Planning Highlights

General Information

Concierge Desk

A concierge desk will be located near the registration area and is there to answer most conference related questions. The (…)

Exhibit & Sponsorship

Authors’ Corner

If you are an author, current NMA member and a registered conference attendee, we invite you to join us in (…)

General Information

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 (…)

Why I Attend Convention

The NMA ANNUAL Meeting is a great way to network with physician colleagues across the United States to network, discuss policy and healthcare legislation, and to learn the latest innovation in medicine in a supportive, fun, uplifting, & exciting environment reconnecting with friends while able to also enjoy family time with Camp NMAzing!!

Carlos J. Vital, M.D.