Links to external Web sites are provided as a courtesy. They are neither a guarantee nor an endorsement by the AAFP of the products or services offered on other Web sites.
American Medical Association Minority Affairs Section (MAS)(www.ama-assn.org)
Find information on physician statistics, AMA policies, current news and upcoming meetings.
Association of American Indian Physicians(aaip.org)
Members are active in medical education, cross cultural training between western and traditional medicine and assisting Indian communities.
Institute for Diversity in Health Management(www.diversityconnection.org)
Connects diverse individuals to leadership and mentoring opportunities in health services.
The National Alliance for Hispanic Health(www.hispanichealth.org)
Brings together family and youth in six regions to establish a public policy program to promote community priorities for the health and well-being of Hispanic youth.
National Arab American Medical Association (NAAMA)(www.naama.com)
A nonprofit, nonpolitical, educational and charitable organization of medical professionals of Arab descent.
National Center for Cultural Competence(nccc.georgetown.edu)
The mission of the NCCC is to increase the capacity of health care and mental health care programs to design, implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems to address growing diversity, persistent disparities, and to promote health and mental health equity.
National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA)(www.nhmamd.org)
Provides policymakers and health care providers with expert information and support in strengthening health service delivery to Hispanic communities across the nation.
National Minority AIDS Council(nmac.org)
National organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenge of HIV/AIDS.
National Medical Association (NMA)(www.nmanet.org)
Collective voice of African American physicians and the leading force for parity and justice in medicine and the elimination of disparities in health.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services(minorityhealth.hhs.gov)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides online resources specific to ethnic and racial minorities.
The Physician Reentry into the Workforce Project(www.physicianreentry.org)
Web site provides information regarding physician reentry into practice -- an issue that cuts across genders and specialties.
NIH National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) (www.nimhd.nih.gov)
The NIMHD leads scientific research to improve minority health and eliminate health disparities. The NIMHD is the leader at the NIH for planning, reviewing, coordinating, and evaluating minority health and health disparities research activities conducted by the NIH Institutes and Centers (IC).