Opening & Awards Speaker
Opening & Awards Ceremony Keynote Speaker, on Friday, July 31, will be Stacey Abrams, New York Times bestselling author, serial entrepreneur, nonprofit CEO and political leader.
Symposium Keynote Speaker
Edward C. Mazique Symposium Keynote Speaker, on Sunday, August 2, will be Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Walk a Mile with a Child Goes Virtual
COVID-19 will not stop the 2020 Walk a Mile with a Child event– We’re Going Virtual! You can make our 125th Anniversary and Walk a Mile with a Child a Success by joining us virtually, of course! Additional activities include a Health, Wellness and Environment Health Poster Contest, Mentoring in Medicine, and ANMA Project Sun. Stay tuned, we have lots of und and interesting plans in the works!
My Convention Story by Kwame Chery, CDC
More than 50% of adults in the United States have never been tested for HIV and a recent study showed that one of the main reasons was because they were never offered an HIV test. Participating in this conference is an opportunity to connect with physicians and remind them that simply recommending an HIV test can play a significant role in preventing new infections and improving the health of those living with HIV.
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Highlight from the History of the NMA
Medico-Chirurgical Society of the District of Columbia. Formed by a small group of white and Negro physicians in 1884, it is the oldest Negro medical society in America. It was the outgrowth of the refusal of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia to accept Negro physicians as members.