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2016 NMA Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly - National Medical Association

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NMA - National Medical Association

The NMA Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly offers an exciting venue to interact with the leading of African American physicians, health professionals, academicians and scientists. Scientific presentations and exhibits will highlight state-of-the-art research, new technologies, and practice management issues across twenty-five medical specialties. Physicians and heal...

VENUE LOCATION

Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street , Los Angeles California,

AGENDA

Jul 30   

7:00 am – 8:30am

Walk a Mile with a Child

Free and open to the public

Bring your tennis shoes to convention and join your colleagues, friends, family and the Los Angles community on Saturday, July 30th for the Ninth Annual Walk a Mile with a Child. This signature event is designed to motivate young and old to adopt healthy habits that include daily exercise and good lifestyle choices. Walk a Mile with a Child will culminate with prizes and a heart healthy breakfast for participants.

7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Onsite Registration

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Special Sessions and Workshops

May require additional registration

Workshops “hands on/skills-training” activities, and seminars addressing critical concerns of medical specialists.

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Scientific Specialty Sections

The scientific activity is designed to provide educational enrichment through special sessions, postgraduate courses and specialty sessions from twenty-five (25) separate sections covering all major medical specialties. In-depth review of updated diagnostic methods and therapeutics will be discussed in an effort to prepare the participating physician for current medical practice in his/ her field of specialty. Combined specialty sessions will provide opportunities for exchange of ideas and debate. The scientific activities are designed as a certified continuing medical education program.

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Edward C. Mazique, M.D. Symposium

Named in memory of NMA past president, Edward C. Mazique, M.D., this year’s symposium will discuss Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, and Related Manifestations of Chronic Disease.

3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

House of Delegates – Session 1

NMA’s legislative body, the House of Delegates establishes policies and exercises all powers except those reserved to members or assigned to the Board of Trustees. The House delegates are elected/appointed from the membership by state in proportion to the number of NMA members in that state, two student and resident representatives, four medical school representatives, and one representative from each of the 25 specialty sections.

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Opening & Awards Ceremony

The official welcome of participants to the Annual Meeting. During the opening ceremony individuals of outstanding achievement will be recognized for their contributions to the NMA and to the field of medicine. Awards to be conferred during this event are the Scrolls of Merit, Practitioner of the Year, Distinguished Service, Meritorious Achievement, and Local Society of the Year.

Jul 31   

7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Onsite Registration

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Special Sessions and Workshops

May require additional registration

Workshops “hands on/skills-training” activities, and seminars addressing critical concerns of medical specialists.

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Scientific Specialty Sections

The scientific activity is designed to provide educational enrichment through special sessions, postgraduate courses and specialty sessions from twenty-five (25) separate sections covering all major medical specialties. In-depth review of updated diagnostic methods and therapeutics will be discussed in an effort to prepare the participating physician and other health providers for current medical practice in his/ her field of specialty. Combined specialty sessions will provide opportunities for exchange of ideas and debate. The scientific activities are designed as a certified continuing medical education program.

9:00 am – 11:00 am

The Plenary Session

The 2016 Plenary session will focus on Oncology and will discuss the Triumphs and Challenges in the Field from the 1971 National Cancer Act to the Current Cancer Moonshot Initiative.

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

The Council on Concerns of Women Physicians’ Annual Muriel Petioni, M.D. Awards Program

Ticket purchase required

Honors female physicians who through research, community service, and activism, strive to eliminate health care disparities, provide people of color with quality health care and address women’s health and professional issues. Past keynote speakers have included Maya Angelou, Ruby Dee, Phylicia Rashad, Angela Bassett, and Patti La Belle.

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

W. Montague Cobb Lectureship & Symposium

Presented by the W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute this lectureship and symposium focuses on information and research pertaining to racial and ethnic health disparities.

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

House of Delegates – Session 2

NMA’s legislative body, the House of Delegates establishes policies and exercises all powers except those reserved to members or assigned to the Board of Trustees. The House delegates are elected/appointed from the membership by state in proportion to the number of NMA members in that state, two student and resident representatives, four medical school representatives, and one representative from each of the 25 specialty sections.

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Opening & Reception

Join us as we officially open the exhibit hall with a reception that is sure please everyone – members, fellows, guest, and exhibitors.

Aug 01   

7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Onsite Registration

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Scientific Specialty Sections

The scientific activity is designed to provide educational enrichment through special sessions, postgraduate courses and specialty sessions from twenty-five (25) separate sections covering all major medical specialties. In-depth review of updated diagnostic methods and therapeutics will be discussed in an effort to prepare the participating physician and other health providers for current medical practice in his/ her field of specialty. Combined specialty sessions will provide opportunities for exchange of ideas and debate. The scientific activities are designed as a certified continuing medical education program.

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Exhibit Hall

4:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Medical School Alumni Dinners and Receptions

Please contact your individual medical school alumni associations for details.

Aug 02   

7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Onsite Registration

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Scientific Specialty Sections

The scientific activity is designed to provide educational enrichment through special sessions, postgraduate courses and specialty sessions from twenty-five (25) separate sections covering all major medical specialties. In-depth review of updated diagnostic methods and therapeutics will be discussed in an effort to prepare the participating physician and other health providers for current medical practice in his/ her field of specialty. Combined specialty sessions will provide opportunities for exchange of ideas and debate. The scientific activities are designed as a certified continuing medical education program.

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Exhibit Hall

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Regional Business Meetings

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Presidential Installation

The formal installation of the President has become a historic NMA tradition. Witness the installation of the 117th President, Richard Allen Williams, M.D., and the ceremonial passage of the Past President’s cane. Renew your own commitment to the practice of medicine, in the NMA tradition, by taking the Oath of Imhotep with your colleagues.

8:00 pm – 12:00 am

President’s Ball

Ticket purchase required

This year’s President’s Ball will be a tribute to the 116h President of the National Medical Association, Edith P. Mitchell, M.D. Advance ticket purchase is recommended for this sell-out event.

Aug 03   

7:30 am – 12:00 pm

Onsite Registration

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Scientific Specialty Sections

The scientific activity is designed to provide educational enrichment through special sessions, postgraduate courses and specialty sessions from twenty-five (25) separate sections covering all major medical specialties. In-depth review of updated diagnostic methods and therapeutics will be discussed in an effort to prepare the participating physician and other health providers for current medical practice in his/ her field of specialty. Combined specialty sessions will provide opportunities for exchange of ideas and debate. The scientific activities are designed as a certified continuing medical education program.

1:30 pm – 6:00 pm

House of Delegates – Session 3

NMA’s legislative body, the House of Delegates establishes policies and exercises all powers except those reserved to members or assigned to the Board of Trustees. The House delegates are elected/appointed from the membership by state in proportion to the number of NMA members in that state, two student and resident representatives, four medical school representatives, and one representative from each of the 25 specialty sections.

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